Piece of silk
53.5 x 254 cm (21 1/16 x 100 in.); Legacy dimension: 2.54 x .535
Medium or Technique
Not On View
Stripes of yellow, blue and red silk with designs woven in with red and white silk. Woven into some of the stripes is an Arabic inscription, of which the following is a translation, by I.E. Ul Khouri: The work of Ibn Mohammed The work of (Sughel) ben Mustafa? Ibn Mohammed Al-shareef, (the noble) Al mûsaltan (honored by) (the Sultan) 08.49 is like this piece but with no inscription.
Denman Waldo Ross Collection