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Name of Object:

Tiraz

Location:

Kuwait City, Kuwait

Holding Museum:

Dar al-Athar al-Islamiyyah

Date:

Hegira 4th century / AD 10th century

Type of object:

Textile, garment

Museum Inventory Number:

LNS 61 T

Provenance:

Egypt

Description:

Fragmentary linen tiraz textile with an elegant and highly stylized incription executed with pen and ink, rendering part of a repetition of wishes to the owner "Blessing from God, and may his greatness be exalted, and victory from God and may his greatness..."

Citation of this web page:

 "Tiraz" in Explore Islamic Art Collections , Museum With No Frontiers, 2017. http://www.museumwnf.org/thematicgallery/thg_galleries/database_item.php?itemId=objects;EPM;kw;Mus21;15;en&id=textiles

MWNF Working Number: KW 15

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