Tiraz textile fragment - ROM2008_10314_3


Tiraz textile fragment

Medium:Linen tabby with silk tapestry
Geography: Egypt
Date: first half of the 11th century?
Period: Fatimid Dynasty
12.4 x 24.6 cm
Object number: 978.76.1084
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 illegible kufic inscription, worked in greenish blue silk, lies in front of a honeycomb background.
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