Overall: 8.5 x 20.5 cm (3 3/8 x 8 1/16 in.)
Medium or Technique
Linen and silk; embroidery: white linen
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Ground: glazed linen cloth, stained and cracked. Design: a Kufic inscription (.04 high) with elongated stems is embroidered in split stitch with dark blue silk. Above is a narrow line of Kufic or simulated Kufic. Inscription “In the name of God the Compassionate the Merciful. My support is in God alone and in him…” (Qur’an 11, 88). See note.
Denman Waldo Ross Collection