The Cleveland Museum of Art

Collection Online as of February 27, 2024

Fragment of a Tiraz

Fragment of a Tiraz

Location: not on view


The design consists of a broad five partite decorative band with geometric ornamentation in red, red and green, and yellow and dark blue, and a single line of Arabic text embroidered in red on the plain ecru linen cloth. This inscription, extremely damaged and fragmentary, has been deciphered only in part.
  • ?-1932
    George Dupont Pratt [1869-1935], New York, NY, given to the Cleveland Museum of Art
    The Cleveland Museum of Art, Cleveland, OH
  • Textile Museum (Washington, D.C.), and Ernst Kühnel. Catalogue of Dated Tiraz Fabrics: Umayyad, Abbasid, Fatimid. Washington, DC: National Pub. Co, 1952. p. 11
  • {{cite web|title=Fragment of a Tiraz|url=false|author=|year=932–40|access-date=27 February 2024|publisher=Cleveland Museum of Art}}

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