Antique Islamic Textile With Arabic Inscription, Egypt
969 - 1171 A.D.
Size 4" x 2"
Size 10 x 5cm
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Provenance: Formerly in the H. Kevorkian Collection
Cf: Tissus D’Egypte, Bouvier Collection Geneva
Early Islamic Textile With Inscription
Origin: Egypt, old Cairo, Type: 2 fragments joined, Period: 10-12
Warp: Material: wool, dark Blue & light Blue, dyed Spin/Ply: 5 spun Density:
Weft: Material: wool, dyed Spin/Ply: 5 spun, Density: 62in facing
Decoration/Surface: Technique: Weft faced plain weave in 3 colors,
banded with continuous wefts.
Finishes: original joining seam.