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Fragment

Date:
10th century
Geography:
Attributed to Iraq
Culture:
Islamic
Medium:
Linen; embroidered in silk
Dimensions:
H. 1 in. (2.5 cm) W. 7 7/8 in. (20 cm)
Classification:
Textiles-Embroidered
Credit Line:
Gift of George D. Pratt, 1931
Accession Number:
31.106.40a
Not on view
Inscription: Definition: Arabic
Translation: "Bismillah. Praise be to God, the Lord of the worlds, and a happy end to those who fear God. And may God bless Muhammad the Prophet...God...Abd;" (See Qur'an I, I and VII, 125).

Marking: See link panel.
George D. Pratt, New York (until 1931; gifted to MMA)
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