Textile fragment with tiraz band

Details

  • Title

    Textile fragment with tiraz band

  • Associated place

    Egypt (find spot)
    Fustat (possible) (possible find spot)
    Egypt (place of creation)
  • Date

    10th century (AD 901 - 1000)
  • Material and technique

    cotton, embroidered with light-brown silk

  • Material index

  • Technique index

  • Object type

  • Dimensions

    62.5 x 22 cm (length x width)
    along length/width 20 / 20 threads/cm (thread count)
    ground fabric 0.03 cm (thread diameter)
    additional fibre, embroidery 0.03 cm (thread diameter)
  • No. of items

    1

  • Credit line

    Presented by Professor Percy Newberry, 1941.

  • Museum location

    not on display

  • Museum department

    Eastern Art

  • Accession no.

    EA1988.39

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  • Catalogue text

    Tiraz fragment with fine inscription.

    Egypt, 10th century.

    In: Barnes, Ruth and Marianne Ellis, ‘The Newberry Collection of Islamic Embroideries’, 4 vols, 2001, Oxford, Ashmolean Museum

Further reading

Barnes, Ruth and Marianne Ellis, ‘The Newberry Collection of Islamic Embroideries’, 4 vols, 2001, Oxford, Ashmolean Museum, vol. iii, vol. i

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