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    Sale 5331

    Indian and Islamic Works of Art and Textiles

    11 April 2008, London, South Kensington

  • Lot 535

    A TAPESTRY TIRAZ FRAGMENT, 9TH-10TH CENTURY, FATIMID

    Price Realised  

    A TAPESTRY TIRAZ FRAGMENT, 9TH-10TH CENTURY, FATIMID
    woven with a stylised nakshe inscription in dark blue on a lighter blue ground, with a guilloche border above--10in. x 4in. (25cm. x 10cm.), mounted on card


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    One dark blue selvedge is present.The inscription is a repetition of al-ham'd -'Thanks be (to God)'.

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