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Identification and Creation
Object Number
TL42343.2
Title
Tiraz textile naming the Fatimid caliph al-ʿAziz
Classification
Textile Arts
Work Type
textile
Date
983-90
Places
Creation Place: Africa, Egypt
Persistent Link
https://hvrd.art/o/363040
Physical Descriptions
Medium
Linen and silk; plain weave with inwoven tapestry weave
Dimensions
49.5 × 151.1 cm (19 1/2 × 59 1/2 in.)
Mounted: 60.3 × 162.6 cm (23 3/4 × 64 in.)
Acquisition and Rights
Credit Line
The Cleveland Museum of Art, Purchase from the J. H. Wade Fund 1950.354
Object Number
TL42343.2
Division
Asian and Mediterranean Art
Contact
am_asianmediterranean@harvard.edu
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Exhibition History

Social Fabrics: Inscribed Textiles from Medieval Egyptian Tombs, Harvard Art Museums, Cambridge, 01/22/2022 - 05/08/2022

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