date uncertain, possibly first half of the 11th c., Egypt, Fatimid period. 6 stitches and 12 rows per cm. The repeated word in Kufic says "al-Nasr", "Victory". Note 3-strand color knitting at top of piece - dark indigo, medium indigo, and madder red-orange. Documented in "Tissus d'Égypte. Témoins du monde arabe, VIIIe-XVe siècles : collection Bouvier", #160.