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Tiraz fragment woven in tapestry. Fine blue silk, paired warps, 18/cm.; olive green, white and salmon silk and gold-metallic (golded skin wound on white silk) wefts; design of large kufic script woven in gold thread and bordered with white and pink, olive green background.

Credit Line

H. E. Bolles Fund

Spanish, probably 10th century A.D.

Dimensions

Overall: 19.8 x 29.1 cm (7 13/16 x 11 7/16 in.)

Accession Number

39.292

Medium or Technique

Silk and gold-metallic thread; tapestry

Collections

Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Textiles