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    Sale 5951

    Antiquities Including the Plesch Collection of Ancient Glass

    28 April 2009, London, South Kensington

  • Lot 168

    A FINELY WOVEN FATAMID TIRAZ TEXTILE FRAGMENT

    9TH-10TH CENTURY A.D.

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    Estimate

    A FINELY WOVEN FATAMID TIRAZ TEXTILE FRAGMENT
    9TH-10TH CENTURY A.D.
    Linen and silk, woven with two long bands, the lower consisting of two aubergine coloured bands with cream coloured foliate pattern, and green coloured kufic qur'anic inscription, either side of a row of medallions containing stylized birds, the upper band with similar row of stylized birds within medallions, mounted
    12 in. (30 cm.) long


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    Provenance

    Japanese private collection, acquired in the 1960s.