Tiraz textile fragment - ROM2018_16948_14


Tiraz textile fragment

Medium:Linen tabby with silk tapestry inscription
Geography: Egypt
Date: 934-940
Period: Abbasid Dynasty, reign of al-Radi (r. AH 322–329, 934–940 AD)
34 × 64.5 cm
Mount Dimension: 42 × 71 cm
Object number: 978.76.65.A
Credit Line: Abemayor Collection given in memory of Dr. Veronika Gervers, Associate Curator, Textile Department (1968-1979) by Albert and Federico Friedberg. Certified by the Canadian Cultural Property Export Review Board under the terms of the Cultural Property Export and Import Act. Attestée par la Commission canadienne d'examen des exportations de biens culturels en vertu de la Loi sur l'exportation et l'importation de biens culturels.
Not on view
DescriptionThis Tiraz fragment consisted of the end of a towel. It is fringed and made of fine, loosely woven linen tabby with a tapestry woven inscription worked in blue silk, in two bands. Above are tapestry woven ornaments and fringes.
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