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Tiraz Textile Fragment from an Ikat Shawl

Object Name:
Tiraz fragment
Date:
late 9th–early 10th century
Geography:
Yemen
Culture:
Islamic
Medium:
Cotton, ink, and gold; plain weave, resist-dyed (ikat), painted Inscription: black ink and gold leaf; painted
Dimensions:
Textile: L. 23 in. (58.4 cm) W. 16 in. (40.6 cm) Mount: L. 27 1/2 in. (69.9 cm) W. 21 in. (53.3 cm) D. 7/8 in. (2.2 cm) Wt. 8 lbs. (3.6 kg)
Classification:
Textiles
Credit Line:
Gift of George D. Pratt, 1929
Accession Number:
29.179.9
448294

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