Tiraz textile fragment - ROM2013_13405_4


Tiraz textile fragment

Maker: Early Islamic
Medium:Silk double weave
Geography: Egypt
Date: 14th century
Period: Mamluk Dynasty
40.5 x 24.6 cm
Object number: 981.207
Not on view
DescriptionDark blue, turquoise and ivory silk with vertical stripes containing repeat designs of lotus buds and an abbreviated arabic inscription within a lozenge frame. The inscription consists of the truncated form of the word al-sultan, the title given to Mamluk rulers.
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