Tiraz textile fragment - ROM2018_16290_1


Tiraz textile fragment

Medium:Linen tabby with tapestry-woven silk inscription
Geography: Made in Damietta (modern Dumyāţ), Egypt
Date: Dated 411 AH (1020-1021 AD)
Period: al-Zahir (r. 1020-1036), Fatimid Dynasty
34 x 66.7 cm; Mount Dimensions:L=42 cm W=75 cm
Object number: 978.76.80
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
DescriptionThis tiraz fragment is made of linen tabby with tapestry-woven kufic inscription in bleached linen against a blue silk ground. 
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