Artist Islamic, Egyptian
Title
  • Fragment of a Tiraz Textile made for the 'Abbasid Caliph al-Mutaqqi
  • Fragment of Tiraz Textile (alternate title)
Date 940/941
Medium Linen and silk threads
Dimensions 12 x 38 1/2 in. ( 30.48 x 97.79 cm)
Pressure-mounted with 32.53.2 : 25 x 59 x 2 in. ( 63.5 x 149.86 x 5.08 cm)
Credit Line Gift of George Dwight Pratt
Accession Number 32.53.1
Department Islamic Art
Not On View
Inscriptions "...(Allah's benedictions) upon Muhammad, Seal of the Prophets, and upon his family the good. Blessing from Allah to the Servant of Allah Abi Ishaq, the Imam al-Mutaqqi billah, Commander of the Faithful, may Allah prolong his existence. Ordered by..." "...Blessing from Allah to the Servant of Allah Abi Ishaq, the Imam al-Mutaqqi billah, Commander of the Faithful, may Allah prolong his existence. Ordered by the Wazir Sulyman ibn al-Hasan under the direction..."