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ca. 1100-1299 (made) Museum number:  838-1894 Gallery location:  In Storage Descriptive line  part, woven silk, 1100-1299c, German; Tablet woven, fleurs-de-lys and lozenges Really tablet woven???

(made) Museum number: Gallery location: In Storage Descriptive line part, woven silk, German; Tablet woven, fleurs-de-lys and lozenges. Weavings in the center clearly later than 1200

Egypto-Arabic Textile      Medium: Silk embroidery on linen     Period: Fatimid Period     Collections:Arts of the Islamic World     Museum Location: This item is not on view     Accession Number: 38.823     Credit Line: Charles Edwin Wilbour Fund     Rights Statement: Creative Commons-BY     Caption: Egypto-Arabic Textile. Silk embroidery on linen Brooklyn Museum, Charles Edwin Wilbour Fund, 38.823. Creative Commons-BY     Image: overall, 38.823_acetate_bw.jpg. Brooklyn Museum photograph

Brooklyn Museum: Arts of the Islamic World: Egypto-Arabic Textile - Fatimid Period, silk on linen

The embroidery is worked in wool and linen on wool twill ground fabric. The remaining pieces measure 3.65m x 4.7m (12ft x 17ft 2 inches). It was produced in the early 12th Century (approx. 1100 CE) and was most likely produced in the local area of where it currently resides, in the Catherdral of Girona in Catalonia.

The embroidery is worked in wool and linen on wool twill ground fabric. It was produced in the early Century (approx. 1100 CE) and was most likely produced in the local area of where it currently resides, in the Catherdral of Girona in Catalonia.

This is an example of a segmente or an embroidered patch apliqued to a garment worn during the Byzantine period. This segmente was found on the silk robe created in 1181 under King William II in Palermo. The Hohenstaufen dynasty later acquired it in 1194 where it remained as part of the treasures of the Normandy Kings. Segmente, like the one shown, were done in a tapestry weave in rich colors.

Detail of chest area of the Alb of William II of Sicily, century. The embroidery is enhanced with fresh water pearls.

Charlotte Roy, aged ten years, has chosen Adam and Eve and the Tree of Knowledge as the centrepiece for her design.

Charlotte Roy, aged ten years, has chosen Adam and Eve and the Tree of Knowledge as the centrepiece for her design.

Garment fragment | V Search the Collections  Place of origin: Upper Egypt, Egypt (made)  Date: 13th century-14th century (made)  Artist/Maker: Unknown (production)  Materials and Techniques: Linen with silk embroidery

Garment fragment

Garment fragment Place of origin: Upper Egypt, Egypt century Materials and Techniques: Linen with silk embroidery Museum

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