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Banded fragment with birds and inscriptions

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Inscription

The Arabic inscription in its central band repeats the word "glory."

Provenance

Denman Ross collection, May 28, 1931.

Credit Line

Denman Waldo Ross Collection

Persian, Seljuk Dynasty, 11th or 12th century

Object Place

Northern Iran near Rayy

Dimensions

70 x 96 cm (27 9/16 x 37 13/16 in.); Legacy dimension: A. .96 x .70 / B. .58 x .35 / C. .19 x .29

Accession Number

31.402a-c

Medium or Technique

Silk; twill weave with complementary wefts and inner warps (samite)

Collections

Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Textiles