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Identification and Creation
Object Number
TL42343.7
Title
Tiraz textile naming the Fatimid caliph al-Hakim
Classification
Textile Arts
Work Type
textile
Date
1013-20
Places
Creation Place: Africa, Egypt
Persistent Link
https://hvrd.art/o/363203
Physical Descriptions
Medium
Plain weave with inwoven tapestry weave: linen, silk, and gold
Dimensions
23.5 × 62.3 cm (9 1/4 × 24 1/2 in.)
Mounted: 41.9 × 79.1 cm (16 1/2 × 31 1/8 in.)
Acquisition and Rights
Credit Line
The Cleveland Museum of Art, John L. Severance Fund 1950.549
Object Number
TL42343.7
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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