Tiraz textile fragment - ROM2008_10310_18


Tiraz textile fragment

Medium:Linen tabby with silk tapestry
Geography: Egypt
Date: late 11th Century
Period: Fatimid Dynasty
29.5 × 20.5 cm; Mounted dimensions: L=48.3 x W=26.9 cm
Object number: 978.76.106
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 pseudo-inscription appears against a solid yellow ground suggestive of gold and is bordered by a palmette design.

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