Fragment of a garment

Egyptian
10th century


Dimensions

Overall: 14 x 19 cm (5 1/2 x 7 1/2 in.)

Accession Number

31.247

Medium or Technique

Linen and silk; embroidery

Not On View

Collections

Africa and Oceania, Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Costumes

Ground: glazed linen cloth, stained and with holes. Design: a very small Kufic inscription (.01 high) is embroidered in split-stitch with red silk. Inscription: “In the name of God the Compassionate the Merciful. The benediction of God be upon Muhammad..” See note (Lining to 31.129?).

Credit Line

Denman Waldo Ross Collection