Tiraz textile fragment - ROM2014_13931_11


Tiraz textile fragment

Medium:Linen tabby with silk tapestry
Geography: Egypt
Date: 996-1021
Period: al-Hakim (r. 996-1021), Fatimid Dynasty
8.8 x 11 cm
Object number: 978.76.551
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
DescriptionPairs of confronted birds occupy the decorative band between two kufic inscriptions that name the Fatimid Caliph al-Hakim (ruled 996-1021).
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