Embroidery fragment of a garment
Overall: 36.5 x 59 cm (14 3/8 x 23 1/4 in.)
Medium or Technique
Linen and silk; embroidery
Not On View
Ground: coarse glazed linen; plain selvedge on both sides. Stained and worn at edges. Design: simple Kufic inscription (.01 high), embroidered crudely in outline stitch with dark blue silk. Inscription: “A.L.M.” (standing for “God the Gracious the Glorious”) or “god”; repeated. See note.
Gift of Rt. Rev. Mgr. Arthur T. Connolly