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    Sale 5331

    Indian and Islamic Works of Art and Textiles

    11 April 2008, London, South Kensington

  • Lot 576

    TWO TIRAZ FRAGMENTS, FATIMID, 10TH CENTURY

    Price Realised  

    TWO TIRAZ FRAGMENTS, FATIMID, 10TH CENTURY
    the larger (illustrated) woven with a deep tapestry woven border with bands of decorative guilloches with animal medallions and a band of stylised kufic script in the centre--14in deep x 5in. at widest point (35cm. x 15cm.); the second woven with red medallions with white horned beasts, two bands (joined)--7in. x 5in. (18cm. x 13cm.) at widest points (2)


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