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Types of Egyptian Textile Decoration

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Islamic Textile Decorative Styles

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embroidered

Ornamented with needlework into fabric.

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Silk Textile with Six-Petaled Flower
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The white silk textile is decorated with a circle delimited with a blue color including a circular line of writing. The phrase is a prayer for "Constant Luxury and Immortal Grace." In the center of the circle a six-petaled flower. The decorations are embroidered, or sewn into the fabric, using red silk.

Dimensions:  Length 12 cm  Width 13 cm

Attributes Attributes

Culture:

Islamic

Technique:

Embroidery

Style:

Bahri Mamluk

Materials:

Silk
Type Type

Type:

Piece Of Garment
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Location: 

Museum of Islamic Art

Created: 

Cairo
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Created: 

13th Century AD
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