Tiraz textile fragment - ROM2008_10318_4


Tiraz textile fragment

Medium:Linen tabby with silk tapestry inscription
Geography: Egypt
Date: 996-1021
Period: al-Hakim (r. 996-1021), Fatimid Dynasty
32.5 x 48.2 cm
Object number: 978.76.62
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
DescriptionGauzy undyed linen tabby with unglazed finish, tapestry inscription in red silk. Kufic inscription incomplete at right and left. Lettering outlined horizontally as though embroidered.
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