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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.


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

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Medium or Technique

Silk and gold-metallic thread; tapestry


Textiles and Fashion Arts