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Two fragments, made of two narrow bands, seamed

Egyptian (Arabic)
13th–16th century


Object Place: Egypt

Dimensions

34 x 8 cm (13 3/8 x 3 1/8 in.)

Accession Number

48.1057

Medium or Technique

Linen, embroidery

Not On View

Collections

Africa and Oceania, Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Textiles

Undyed tabby-woven linen ground, embroidered with blue, brown and pink silks in tight, square, double-faced stitch. Shows bands of alternating pink and blue upright and inverse triangles flanked by narrow borders showing thin undulating ribbon. Part of selvedge at one end of each band. Stains, holes, ragged edges.

Credit Line

Harriet Otis Cruft Fund