EMBROIDERED TIRAZ WITH FRINGE
December 31, 846
Art and Calligraphy
Embroidered tiraz with fringe
Egypt, Tunah, Abbasid period, Caliphate of al-Wathiqu, 847-861
Plain weave with embroidery: linen and silk
Overall: 41.6 x 44.5 cm (16 3/8 x 17 1/2 in.); Mounted: 57.1 x 57.1 cm (22 1/2 x 22 1/2 in.)
Gift of George D. Pratt 1932.25
George D. Pratt [1869-1935], New York, NY, given to the Cleveland Museum of Ar
The Cleveland Museum of Art, Cleveland, OH
Mackie, Louise W. Symbols of Power: Luxury Textiles from Islamic Lands, 7th-21st Century. Cleveland; New Haven: Cleveland Museum of Art; Yale University Press, 2015. Reproduced: p. 92; Mentioned: p. 91
Textiles from Egypt, Syria and Spain: 7th through 15th centuries. The Cleveland Museum of Art, Cleveland, OH (organizer) (November 26-June 6, 1991).
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