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Textile fragment

Egyptian (Arabic)
13th–16th century


Object Place: Egypt

Dimensions

7.5 x 7.2 cm (2 15/16 x 2 13/16 in.)

Accession Number

48.1058

Medium or Technique

Silk; embroidered

Not On View

Collections

Africa and Oceania, Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Textiles

Undyed tabby-woven linen ground, embroidered with bright pink and green-brown silks in long flat stitch resembling weaving. Corner of a field showing conventionalized floral motifs and triangles. Selvedge along one short side. Soiled, stained; a few very small breaks.

Credit Line

Harriet Otis Cruft Fund