Tiraz textile fragment - ROM2014_13943_31


Tiraz textile fragment

Medium:Gauzy linan tabby with silk tapestry band
Geography: Egypt
Date: c. 1000
Period: Fatimid Dynasty
21.4 x 97 cm; Mounted dimensions: L=30.5 x W=109.4 cm
Object number: 978.76.4
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 kufic inscription of this tiraz textile fragment repeats a single word, wallah, “and God.”
If you see an error or have additional information, please contact us by clicking here.