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The Textile Industry in Egypt

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Islamic Cities Famous for Linen Production

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Glossary

appliqué

a cutout decoration which adheres to a larger piece of material

blazon

a political or military or administrative mark

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Textile Fragment with Chalice
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This thick linen fragment has an appliqué and is surrounded by a blue frame.

The blazon consists of three horizontal bands, with the upper one in red, the central one in light brown with a dark brown chalice or cup, and the lower one in dark brown. The cup is the blazon of the cupbearer.

Dimensions:  Diameter 30 cm

Attributes Attributes

Culture:

Islamic

Technique:

Embroidery

Style:

Mamluk

Materials:

Linen
  Silk
Type Type

Type:

Flax
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Location: 

Museum of Islamic Art
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Created: 

14th Century AD
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Topics:

Arts and Crafts
Crafts
Textiles
Sites & Museums Sites & Museums
Museum of Islamic Art
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