Height x width: 4 13/16 x 4 5/16 in. (12.3 x 11 cm)
Medium or Technique
Linen and silk
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Ground: glazed cream linen cloth; stained; hole. Design: tapestry band. Imitation Kufic inscription of red silk: tails of letters form narrow border (.005 wide) on blue silk ground. Shafts of tall letters (.01 high) divide band into compartments each containing a blue and red silk triangle and conventional scrolls in yellow and black silk. At top and bottom is narrow scroll border of yellow and black silk. Formerly part of 15.371. See note for 32.117.
Denman Waldo Ross Collection