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Fragment of embroidery

Egyptian (Arabic)
8th–10th century A.D.


Object Place: Egypt

Dimensions

18.5 x 7.5 cm (7 5/16 x 2 15/16 in.)

Accession Number

48.1062

Medium or Technique

Linen, embroidery

Not On View

Collections

Africa and Oceania, Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Textiles

Undyed tabby-woven linen ground, embroidered with red, yellow, orange, green and brown (faded from black?) wools in closely packed stem (?) stitches. Shows parts of two birds on green ground. Holes. Wools gone in places

Credit Line

Harriet Otis Cruft Fund