Overall: 8.5 x 11 cm (3 3/8 x 4 5/16 in.)
Medium or Technique
Not On View
Ground: entirely cut away. Design: blue and white linen tapestry band woven on bluish warp threads. At top and bottom is row of conventionalized affronted birds. In center, on blue ground, is a line of simple Kufic (.02 high) in white; decorated above with scrolls. Worn and in shreds. Inscription: undeciphered. Fatimid period.
Maria Antoinette Evans Fund