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1073

Antique Islamic Textile, Egypt,
Fatimid Textile Period

969 - 1171 A.D.
Size 10" x 6"
Size 26 x 15cm

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Provenance: Formerly in the H. Kevorkian Collection

Cf: Tissus D’Egypte, Bouvier Collection Geneva

Early Islamic Textile

Origin: Egypt, old Cairo, Type: 2 fragments joined, Period: 10-12 Centuries Fatamid/Talunid
Warp: Material: wool, dark brown, dyed Spin/Ply: 5 spun Density: 32/in
Weft: Material: wool, dyed Spin/Ply: 5 spun, Density: 62in facing wefts (x2)
Decoration/Surface: Technique: Weft faced plain weave in 2 colors, banded with continuous wefts.
Finishes: original joining seam.
Remarks: Original repair

 

 

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