London, South Kensington
11 April 2008
A LINEN TIRAZ FRAGMENT, 10TH CENTURY
painted in indigo with an inscription--5in. x 1in. (12cm. x 2cm.)
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The Collection Bouvier, Catalogue Number 109, page 186 for a comparable example.
The inscription reads : Nasrun min Allah wa fathun qarib al-baraka wa al-n'ima (Glory to God and Coming Victory, Blessings and Prosperity).
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