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Tiraz Fragment

This is a Tiraz fragment. It is dated 10th–12th century and we acquired it in 1972. Its medium is linen, silk and its technique is plain weave, slit tapestry with eccentric weft, doublefaced. It is a part of the Textiles department.

Its dimensions are

H x W: 20.5 × 35.5 cm (8 1/16 in. × 14 in.)

Cite this object as

Tiraz Fragment; linen, silk; H x W: 20.5 × 35.5 cm (8 1/16 in. × 14 in.); 1972-81-34

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