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Piece of silk


Dimensions

53.5 x 254 cm (21 1/16 x 100 in.); Legacy dimension: 2.54 x .535

Accession Number

08.50

Medium or Technique

Silk

Not On View

Collections

Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Textiles

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.

Credit Line

Denman Waldo Ross Collection