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Woven silk

Woven silk

  • Place of origin:

    Syria (possibly, made)
    Egypt (possibly, made)

  • Date:

    1300-1500 (made)

  • Museum number:

    8614-1863

  • Gallery location:

    In Storage

Place of Origin

Syria (possibly, made)
Egypt (possibly, made)

Date

1300-1500 (made)

Marks and inscriptions

`Izz li-mawlana al-sultan
Glory to our lord the Sultan
Woven in the teardrop medallions

al-sultan al-malik
The Sultan the king
Woven in the lobed roundels

Object history note

From the Bock collection

Descriptive line

Middle East, Textile; Silk, tan satin damask with repeat pattern of lobed roundels and teardrop medallions containing Arabic inscriptions, Mamluk Syria or Egypt, 1300-1500

Collection

Textiles and Fashion Collection

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