Artist Islamic, Egyptian
  • Fragment of Tiraz Textile
Date 934/940
Medium Balanced plain weave (tabby); embroidered in silk with wrapped couching stitch and silk inserted as warp; left selvage extant
Dimensions 8 5/8 x 16 5/8 in.
22.0 x 42.3 cm
Credit Line Gift of George Dwight Pratt
Accession Number 32.36
Department Islamic Art
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Inscriptions "In the name of Allah, the Merciful, the Compassionate. Praise to the Lord of the Worlds. Blessing from Allah to the Servant of Allah Muhammad, the Imam al-Radi billah, Commander of the Faithful, may Allah prolong his existence. From what has ordered...320 (A.H.)..."