Tiraz textile fragment - ROM2014_13928_16


Tiraz textile fragment

Medium:Linen tabby with wool tapestry bands
Geography: Perhaps made in Miṣr (Old Cairo), Egypt
Date: 718-750
Period: Umayyad Dynasty
33 x 60 cm; Mounted dimensions L 35 x W 61 cm
Object number: 976.298.1
Not on view
DescriptionEarly tiraz textile with a band of tangent pearl-rings above a simple kufic inscription, coarsely woven into the linen ground of this fringed garment, possibly a turban. Inscription: In the name of God, Blessings [from God, from that which was made] in the private factory [at Miṣr].
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