48 x 83 cm (18 7/8 x 32 11/16 in.); Legacy dimension: .83 x .48
Medium or Technique
Linen and silk
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Ground: cream linen cloth; stained and worn at edges; several holes; pieced at right. Design: simple Kufic inscription (.015 high) in green silk tapestry. Inscription: “(In the name) of God the Compassionate the Merciful. Blessing from God and good fortune to the Servant of God Abu Ishak, the Iman, el Muttaqibillah, Commander of the Faithful. May God prosper him. The wazir A(bu) Abdullah ordered (this) in the year 330.” See note.
Denman Waldo Ross Collection