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    Sale 5331

    Indian and Islamic Works of Art and Textiles

    11 April 2008, London, South Kensington

  • Lot 540

    A BLUE WOOL TIRAZ FRAGMENT, FAYOUM, 9TH-10TH CENTURY

    Price Realised  

    Estimate

    A BLUE WOOL TIRAZ FRAGMENT, FAYOUM, 9TH-10TH CENTURY
    woven with a white kufic inscription on a blue ground, with remnants of a polychrome band above--9.5in. x 4in. (24cm. x 10cm.)


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    The first word of the inscription is incomplete, the remainder reads al-mu'min (the Faithful)

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