Tiraz textile fragment - ROM2014_14238_1


Tiraz textile fragment

Medium:Linen tabby with silk tapestry-woven inscription
Geography: Egypt
Date: Probably dated AH 322 (933-934 AD)
Period: al-Radi (r. 933-941), Abbasid Dynasty
15 x 31 cm
Object number: 978.76.317
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
DescriptionThe beginning of one end of the kufic inscription and end of the other inscription are complete. Bismillah al-Rahman al-Rahim. Barakat Allah wa-sa`ad[ah]//...(li-) `Abd Allah Abi’l-`Abbas al-Imam [al-Raḍi] sanat ithn.. (?)[ithna wa-`ishriyn wa-thalatha ma’a]. In the name of God, the Merciful, the Compassionate. Blessing from God on the servant of God, Abu al-Abbas, the Imam (al-Radi) in the year 2[probably 322].
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