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Fragment of printed linen

Egyptian (Arabic)
probably 14th century


Object Place: Egypt

Dimensions

25.3 x 15.5 cm (9 15/16 x 6 1/8 in.)

Accession Number

48.1072

Medium or Technique

Printed Linen

Not On View

Collections

Africa and Oceania, Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Textiles

Undyed tabby-woven ground is printed in dark gray (originally black?). It shows an all-over pattern of wheels or discs alternating with eight-pointed stars; square knots occur between the four larger points of adjacent stars. Stains, several small holes.

Credit Line

Harriet Otis Cruft Fund