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    Sale 5951

    Antiquities Including the Plesch Collection of Ancient Glass

    28 April 2009, London, South Kensington

  • Lot 167

    A FATAMID TIRAZ TEXTILE FRAGMENT

    9TH-10TH CENTURY A.D.

    Price Realised  

    A FATAMID TIRAZ TEXTILE FRAGMENT
    9TH-10TH CENTURY A.D.
    Woven in red, blue and gold silk and wool, with a central band of guilloche with horned deer, and two bands of kufic and cursive inscription, mounted in reverse
    15 in. (38 cm.) long


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    Provenance

    Japanese private collection, acquired in the 1960s.


    Pre-Lot Text

    EARLY ISLAMIC AND COPTIC TEXTILES

    PROPERTY FROM A JAPANESE PRIVATE COLLECTION
    Lots 167-194