49 x 102 cm (19 5/16 x 40 3/16 in.); Legacy dimension: 1.02 x .49
Medium or Technique
Linen and silk
Not On View
Ground: cream linen cloth; stained and worn at edge. At top is strip of unwoven warps (.025 wide). Design: Kufic inscription (.065 high) in dark-green silk tapestry outlined with yellow. Inscription: “In the name of God the Compassionate the Merciful. El Fadl the Imam el Muti’ lillah, Commander of the Faithful. May God strengthen him.” See note.
Denman Waldo Ross Collection