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Fragment of a Band or Border

December 31, 699
Cleveland Art
Art and Calligraphy
Umayyad Caliphate




Fragment of a Band or Border late 600s-800s Egypt, Umayyad or Abbasid period Tapestry weave; wool and linen Overall: 12.7 x 21.8 cm (5 x 8 9/16 in.) Andrew R. and Martha Holden Jennings Fund 1982.110 PROVENANCE Mrs. Paul Mallon, Paris, France ?-1982 (Goumaronart, Inc., New York, NY, sold to the Cleveland Museum of Art) 1982- The Cleveland Museum of Art, Cleveland, OH EXHIBITION HISTORY The Year in Review for 1982. The Cleveland Museum of Art, Cleveland, OH (organizer) (January 5-February 6, 1983). Textiles from Egypt, Syria and Spain: 7th through 15th centuries. The Cleveland Museum of Art, Cleveland, OH (organizer) (November 26-June 6, 1991).

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