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Tiraz fragment

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Pale blue linen plain weave group with tapestry bands inserted containing small conventionalized confronted birds outlined in black on light yellow above and below is narrow band of corrupt Naskh (yellow on green). At top and bottom (addorsed) is wider inscription of formal Kufic (yellow...

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Credit Line

Maria Antoinette Evans Fund

Egyptian (Arabic), Fatimid, 11th century

Dimensions

Height x width: 5 7/8 x 3 3/4 in. (15 x 9.5 cm)

Accession Number

30.690

Medium or Technique

Linen plain weave with silk and linen slit tapestry inserts

Collections

Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Textiles