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Fragment of a garment

Egyptian
Late 12th century


Dimensions

Overall: 18.8 x 13.3 cm (7 3/8 x 5 1/4 in.)

Accession Number

15.392

Medium or Technique

Linen and Silk; tapestry

Not On View

Collections

Africa and Oceania, Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Costumes

Ground: cream linen cloth; stained at left. At right is blue linen selvedge (.007 wide). Near top are several stripes of black silk almost entirely worn away. Design: tapestry band. Debased yellow silk Naskh inscription (.01 high) on black silk ground; decorated with pink silk and cream linen. Inscription: “Victory from God” (repeated). See note on 15.764.

Credit Line

Denman Waldo Ross Collection