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Double-Band Ṭirāz with Kufic Inscriptions

 
Accession numberBZ.1933.25
Attribution and Date
Egypt, 10th–11th c.
Measurements

H. 19.9 × W. 42.3 cm (7 13/16 × 16 5/8 in.)

Technique and Material

Tapestry weave in polychrome wool on plain-weave ground in polychrome wool

Acquisition history

Tano Collection, Cairo; Robert and Mildred Woods Bliss, purchase (through Frances Morris), 1932; Dumbarton Oaks; Dumbarton Oaks Research Library and Collection, Washington, DC, 1940.

R. Ettinghausen, “Arabic Inscriptions on Medieval Textiles from the Near East in the Dumbarton Oaks Collection” (unpublished manuscript, Washington, DC, 1939), no. 10.

F. Morris, “Catalogue of Textile Fabrics, The Dumbarton Oaks Research Library and Collection” (unpublished catalogue, Washington, DC, 1940), 2:113–15.

D. Thompson, “Catalogue of Textiles in the Dumbarton Oaks Collection” (unpublished catalogue, Washington, DC, 1976), no. 195.

Accession numberBZ.1933.25
Attribution and Date
Egypt, 10th–11th c.
Measurements

H. 19.9 × W. 42.3 cm (7 13/16 × 16 5/8 in.)

Technique and Material

Tapestry weave in polychrome wool on plain-weave ground in polychrome wool

Acquisition history

Tano Collection, Cairo; Robert and Mildred Woods Bliss, purchase (through Frances Morris), 1932; Dumbarton Oaks; Dumbarton Oaks Research Library and Collection, Washington, DC, 1940.