Artist Islamic, Egyptian
  • Fragment of Tiraz Textile
Date 1020/1035
Medium Balanced plain weave (tabby); weft faced plain weave with discontinuous wefts (tapestry); supplementary silk weft in weft faced plain weave; stem of letters held in place by wrapping weft with silk thread
Dimensions 7 3/4 x 17 1/2 in.
19.7 x 44.5 cm
Credit Line Gift of George Dwight Pratt
Accession Number 32.27
Department Islamic Art
Not On View
Inscriptions "...And His Friend 'Ali Abi al-Hasan, the Imam al-Zahir li-I'zaz Din Allah, Commander of the Faithful. Allah's benedictions upon him and upon his ancestors, the pure Imams. From what was ordered to be made by the Wazir, the Most Illustrious, Friend of the Commander of the Faithful and..."