EMBROIDERED TIRAZ WITH FRINGE

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December 31, 846
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Cleveland Art
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Art and Calligraphy
Abbasid Caliphate

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DESCRIPTION

Embroidered tiraz with fringe
847-861

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

PROVENANCE

?-1932
George D. Pratt [1869-1935], New York, NY, given to the Cleveland Museum of Ar
t
1932-
The Cleveland Museum of Art, Cleveland, OH

CITATIONS

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

EXHIBITION HISTORY

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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