Matisse and the Khayamiya: An Egyptian curtain unveiled

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Analysis of the context of the 'Egyptian Curtain' in Henri Matisse's painting 'Interior with Egyptian Curtain' (1948). This article argues that it is a Khedival khayamiya, made by the Tentmakers of Cairo, and cites instances of its use in other artworks by Matisse.
Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)843-845
Number of pages3
JournalBurlington Magazine
Issue number1353
Publication statusPublished - Dec 2015

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