Overall: 34.5 x 49.5 cm (13 9/16 x 19 1/2 in.)
Medium or Technique
Linen and silk
Not On View
Ground: cream linen cloth; stained and worn at edges. At top are two narrow stripes of green and yellow which enclose strip of unwoven warps, probably indicating end of loop-length. Design: Kufic inscription (.065 high) in brown silk tapestry. Inscription: “In the name of God the Compassionate the Merciful. El Muti’lillah, Commander of the faithful…” See note.
Denman Waldo Ross Collection