Abbasid tunic

This tunic is from the 9th-10th century Ifriqiya, or modern day Tunisia. At the time, Ifriqiya was ruled by the Aghlabids under the Abbasids. The tunic is dyed black with different designs on each shoulder. Both are embroidered with wool, with animal designs above and geometric designs on the other sleeve. Although the dimensions are not included, it is thought the tunic was for a child. Taken from Museum With No Frontiers.

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