Jan 31, 2007

Fragment with Inscription

Fragment with Inscription

before 1968

Silk: lampas weave

Overall: 69.8 x 55.3 cm (27 1/2 x 21 3/4 in.)

Purchase from the J. H. Wade Fund 1968.232



Two double rows of inscription run in the warp direction of the textile, the dark lettering oriented at right angles to the warp. In the center is a floral medallion with pendants. The design is woven in golden brown, gray brown, and dark blue-green (all now faded) against a dark golden tan ground. Both selvages are preserved.

See also
T - Islamic
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