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Tiraz fragment

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Fragment of a series of small bands sewn together; xmall band of natural linen at the top of piece. Tiraz bands made of undyed linen warps and silk wefts of red, yellow, blue and black. 4 broad bands (.06 to .065 wide) sewed together; with guilloche enclosing (in top and 3d bands) conventional...

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Maria Antoinette Evans Fund

Egyptian, Fatimid, Caliph el Hafiz, A.D. 1130–49


Overall: 39 x 16.5 cm (15 3/8 x 6 1/2 in.)

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Medium or Technique

Linen and silk tapestry


Textiles and Fashion Arts