Tiraz textile fragment - ROM2009_10692_19


Tiraz textile fragment

Medium:Linen tabby with silk tapestry decoration
Geography: Egypt
Date: 1100-1171
Period: Fatimid Dynasty
24 x 31.5 cm
Object number: 978.76.197
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
DescriptionBirds and hare occupy the spaces formed by the rope-like grid, woven into the pale blue linen ground. The cursive (Naskhi) inscription repeats the generic Arabic text “Victory from God.”
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