Tapestry

Egyptian (Kufic)


Dimensions

30 x 41 cm (11 13/16 x 16 1/8 in.); Legacy dimension: .41 x .30

Accession Number

31.56

Medium or Technique

Linen

Not On View

Collections

Africa and Oceania, Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Textiles

Ground: cream linen cloth; very fragmentary. At top, two narrow strips of unwoven warps, probably indicating end of loom-length. Design: Kufic inscription: “In the name of God the Compassionate…”. See note.

Credit Line

Denman Waldo Ross Collection