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Fragment with Inscriptions


Islamic
late 10th century - 11th century
19.3 cm x 23.8 cm (7 5/8 in. x 9 3/8 in.)
silk on linen
BZ.1933.20

Not on view


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Bibliography
Arabic Inscriptions on Medieval Textiles from the Near East in the Dumbarton Oaks Collection, analyzed by Richard Ettinghausen (Ann Arbor, 1939), No. 8.

Catalogue of Textile Fabrics, The Dumbarton Oaks Research Library and Collection, compiled by Frances Morris (Washington, D.C., 1940), Vol. II, p. 105 (excerpt in dossier).

Glidden, Harold W. and D. Thompson, "Tiraz in the Byzantine Collection, Dumbarton Oaks. Part One: Tiraz from Egypt," Bulletin of the Asia Institute, Vol. 2, 1988. Fig. 11, pp. 134-5 (excerpt in dossier).

D. Thompson, Unpublished Ms. of the Catalogue of Textiles in the Dumbarton Oaks Collection (1976), Cat. no. 210.


Acquisition History
Acquired from the Tano Collection, Cairo (through Frances Morris), 1932.

Mildred Barnes and Robert Bliss, Dumbarton Oaks.

Harvard University, The Dumbarton Oaks Research Library and Collection, November 1940.

Dumbarton Oaks Research Library and Collection, Byzantine Collection, Washington, D.C.