<em>Tiraz Fragment of Caliph Marwan II</em>, late 7th–8th century. Silk, compound twill weave, 3 1/2 x 4 in. (8.9 x 10.2 cm). Brooklyn Museum, Gift of Pratt Institute, 41.1265. Creative Commons-BY (Photo: Brooklyn Museum, 41.1265_PS2.jpg)

Tiraz Fragment of Caliph Marwan II

Medium: Silk, compound twill weave

Geograhical Locations:

Dates:late 7th–8th century

Dimensions: 3 1/2 x 4 in. (8.9 x 10.2 cm) Frame: 1 9/16 x 12 5/16 x 16 13/16 in. (4 x 31.2 x 42.7 cm)


Accession Number: 41.1265

Image: 41.1265_PS2.jpg,

Catalogue Description:
Red silk twill weave border with pattern in green and yellow on red background. Incomplete Arabic inscription with the name Umayyad Caliph Marwan II embroidered in yellow silk.

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