Tiraz textile fragment - ROM2014_13931_16


Tiraz textile fragment

Medium:Linen tabby with silk tapestry
Geography: Egypt
Date: mid 11th Century
Period: Fatimid Dynasty
6.1 x 40 cm
Object number: 978.76.436
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

The piece consists of two fragments of the same kufic inscription band. The letters are woven in green silk, outlined in black, against a trellis background.

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