Embroidery fragment

Egyptian (Arabic)
13th–15th century


Dimensions

Overall: 11.8 x 28 cm (4 5/8 x 11 in.)

Accession Number

32.116

Medium or Technique

Linen and silk; embroidery; silk yarns on linen

Not On View

Collections

Africa and Oceania, Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Textiles

Ground: linen. Design: three bands of geometric ornaments, the middle one worked in light neutral orange silk with weaving stitch, the two outer bands worked with dark neutral blue silk, with the same stitch.

Credit Line

H. E. Bolles Fund