Textile fragment

Spanish
probably 10th century A.D.


Dimensions

Overall: 19.8 x 29.1 cm (7 13/16 x 11 7/16 in.)

Accession Number

39.292

Medium or Technique

Silk and gold-metallic thread; tapestry

Not On View

Collections

Europe, Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Textiles

Tiraz fragment woven in tapestry. Fine blue silk, paired warps, 18/cm.; olive green, white and salmon silk and gold-metallic (golded skin wound on white silk) wefts; design of large kufic script woven in gold thread and bordered with white and pink, olive green background.

Credit Line

H. E. Bolles Fund