A Muslim Horseman, Spain, 13th century

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Detail of silk hanging. A Kufic script inscription encloses a design motif of a horseman. An example of an Islamic textile that became a treasure of the Christian church.
Country of Origin: Spain. Culture: Islamic. Date/Period: 13th century. Place of Origin: Barcelona. Material: Silk.
Credit Line: Werner Forman Archive / Museum of Art, Cleveland

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