Tiraz textile fragment - ROM2008_10318_5


Tiraz textile fragment

Medium:Linen tabby with silk tapestry inscription
Geography: Egypt
Date: 975-997
Period: al-Aziz (r. 975-997), Fatimid Dynasty
39.5 x 58 cm
Object number: 978.76.354
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
DescriptionTiraz textile fragment with a double row of monumental kufic inscription in tapestry weave.
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