Tiraz textile fragment - ROM2008_10312_4

ROM2008_10312_4

Tiraz textile fragment

Medium:Linen tabby with silk tapestry inscription
Geography: Egypt
Date: 975-997
Period: al-Aziz (r. 975-997), Fatimid Dynasty
Dimensions:
23.6 x 50.8 cm
Object number: 978.76.299
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
DescriptionClosely woven white linen tabby with narrow tapestry-woven kufic inscription worked in red silk. Horizontal guidelines have been used to establish the height of the letters. The beginning (right end) of the inscription is complete, the other end is incomplete.
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