Tiraz fragment

Medium: linen, silk Technique: plain weave, slit tapestry with eccentric wefts | 10th-12th century

Unknown Maker

Tiraz fragment of loosely woven natural-colored linen with a band of yellow and brown silk. Possibly from the Fatamid Period.

Object: 1972-81-32

Image and text © Cooper Hewitt, Smithsonian Design Museum, 2020
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