Fragment with Inscription

before 1968
Overall: 69.8 x 55.3 cm (27 1/2 x 21 3/4 in.)
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Two double rows of inscription run in the warp direction of the textile, the dark lettering oriented at right angles to the warp. In the center is a floral medallion with pendants. The design is woven in golden brown, gray brown, and dark blue-green (all now faded) against a dark golden tan ground. Both selvages are preserved.
Fragment with Inscription

Fragment with Inscription

before 1968

Iran, in the style of the Buyid period (945–1055)

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