Sampler fragment

Mamluk
1300–1420


Object Place: Mamluk, Egypt

Dimensions

45.5 x 17.5 cm (17 15/16 x 6 7/8 in.)

Accession Number

48.1053

Medium or Technique

Linen plain weave embroidered with silk

Not On View

Collections

Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Textiles

Undyed tabby-woven linen ground embroidered with blue and red silk and undyed linen. Bands of varying widths showing small-scale geometric and conventionalized floral ornament. Soiled, stained; hole; frayed edge.

Provenance

MFA purchase form Mr. James E. Pullen of Oakland, California, September 9, 1948

Credit Line

Harriet Otis Cruft Fund