Tiraz textile fragment - ROM2014_14244_1


Tiraz textile fragment

Medium:Linen tabby with tapestry-woven inscription in silk
Geography: Egypt
Date: 907-933
Period: al-Muqtadir (r. 907-933), Abbasid Dynasty
24 x 35 cm
Object number: 978.76.373
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
DescriptionAcross the width, there is a tapestry-woven monumental Arabic inscription in a double row. The inscription repeats: al-mulk li’llah (Dominion belongs to Allah).
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