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Fragment of tiraz band

Silk, cotton, gold (?); warp faced plain weave, stencil-painted and gilded. Fragment of mulham (silk and undyed cotton rep) decorated with a stenciled pattern consisting of two bands. The uppermost is a band of decoration inscription in ornamental Kufic script in gold (?), continuously repeating...

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Source unidentified

Persian, 10th century (?)

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Silk; warp-faced plain weave, stencil painted and gilded


Textiles and Fashion Arts