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    Sale 5951

    Antiquities Including the Plesch Collection of Ancient Glass

    28 April 2009, London, South Kensington

  • Lot 169

    A LARGE FATAMID TIRAZ TEXTILE FRAGMENT

    9TH-10TH CENTURY A.D.

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    Estimate

    A LARGE FATAMID TIRAZ TEXTILE FRAGMENT
    9TH-10TH CENTURY A.D.
    Woven in red, blue and gold linen and silk, with mythical beasts and stylized birds within twisted rope borders, two bands of kufic inscription either side, mounted
    26½ in. (67 cm.) long


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    Provenance

    Japanese private collection, acquired in the 1960s.