textile

Details

  • Date

    AD 912 - 913 (AH 300)
  • Object type

  • No. of items

    1

  • Museum location

  • Museum department

    Eastern Art

  • Accession no.

    EA1988.44

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  • Catalogue text

    A tiraz fragment with an inscription that reads "al-imam al-Muqtadir billah amir al-mu'minin a'azahu allah mima 'amara al-wazir Hamid ibn al-'Abbas sanat thulthmi'at" (the Imam al-Muqtadir billah, commander of the faithful, may God glorify him. Among the things ordered by the vazir Hamid ibn al-'Abbas in the year 300/913 AD).

    The inscription dates the textile to 913 A.D.; Egypt.

    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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