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Identification and Creation
Object Number
TL42343.3
Title
Tiraz textile naming the Fatimid caliph al-Mustaʿli
Classification
Textile Arts
Work Type
textile
Date
1094
Places
Creation Place: Africa, Egypt
Persistent Link
https://hvrd.art/o/363042
Physical Descriptions
Medium
Tabby ground with inwoven tapestry ornament; linen and silk and gold
Dimensions
62.2 × 54.6 cm (24 7/16 × 21 1/2 in.)
Mounted: 77.5 × 70.5 cm (30 1/2 × 27 3/4 in.)
Acquisition and Rights
Credit Line
The Cleveland Museum of Art, Gift of the The Textile Arts Club to commemorate its 30th Anniversary 1965.313
Object Number
TL42343.3
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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