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    Sale 5331

    Indian and Islamic Works of Art and Textiles

    11 April 2008, London, South Kensington

  • Lot 538

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

    Price Realised  

    A TAPESTRY TIRAZ FRAGMENT, FATIMID, EGYPT, 9-10TH CENTURY
    woven with three registers of tapestry bands in a linen ground, with a guilloche border with bird vignettes, possibly flanked by stylised kufic inscriptions (?)--6in. x 7in. (15cm. x 18cm.), in card mount


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