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BZ.1926.2, Tiraz with Two Bands of Inscription

BZ.1926.2, Tiraz with Two Bands of Inscription

Byzantine Collection, Dumbarton Oaks Museum

Islamic, tenth–early eleventh century

Silk, 66.5 cm x 120 cm (26 3/16 in. x 47 1/4 in.)

The Blisses acquire this textile fragment from the Parisian dealer Paul Mallon in October 1926.

 

Harold W. Glidden and Deborah Thompson, “Tiraz in the Byzantine Collection, Dumbarton Oaks. Parts Two and Three: Tiraz from the Yemen, Iraq, Iran and an Unknown Place,” Bulletin of the Asia Institute 3 (1989): 97–99 and fig. 16.