Tiraz Textile Fragment

Linen, silk; plain weave, tapestry weave | 23.5in | Late 10th century

Unknown Artist

The manufacture of this undated tiraz textile can be definitively linked to the last quarter of the tenth century, specifically to the reign of the fifth Fatimid Caliph, al-‘Aziz bi’llah (r. 975–996). Covering the entire field, the tapestry-woven Ara...
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