• Antiquities auction at Christies

    Sale 5952

    Antiquities

    27 October 2009, London, South Kensington

  • Lot 114

    A FATAMID TIRAZ TEXTILE FRAGMENT

    9TH-10TH CENTURY A.D.

    Price Realised  

    Estimate

    A FATAMID TIRAZ TEXTILE FRAGMENT
    9TH-10TH CENTURY A.D.
    From a deep border, in gold, red, green and dark brown silk and linen, with a wide band of double guilloches, with ropework bands either side with stylized animals; and another in gold, red, green and blue silk and cotton, with a central rope-pattern band, with a band of stylized scrolling foliate design either side, 9th-10th Century A.D.
    15½ in. (39 cm.) long av. (2)


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    Provenance

    Japanese private collection, acquired in the 1960s.