Object Place: Yemen
41.6 x 59.1 cm (16 3/8 x 23 1/4 in.)
Medium or Technique
Cotton plain weave, ikat-dyed, ink and gold leaf
Not On View
Ikat-dyed cotton wig of blue, brown and cream yarns; Arabic in Kufic script, inscription (with ornamental tops to stems) painted in gold with black outline; 2 gold quatrefoils; 1 at right and 1 under center of inscription. Above is small inscription in rough Kufic. Inscriptions: (1) .04 high “Blessing, blessing from God to . .” (2) .015 high: undeciphered (written 3 times).
Ellen Page Hall Fund