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Fragment

Date:
12th century
Geography:
Attributed to Egypt
Medium:
Linen and silk; tapestry-woven
Dimensions:
H. 6 1/2 in. (16.5 cm) W.7 1/4 in. (18.4 cm)
Classification:
Textiles-Woven
Credit Line:
Rogers Fund, 1935
Accession Number:
35.141.2
Not on view
Inscription: Definition: Arabic
Location: In band.
Translation: "...Glory upon them [i.e., Muhammad and Ali] both, and upon the people of their house, the pure Imams. Victory from Allah, etc..."

Marking: See link panel.
[ Maurice Nahman, Cairo, until 1935; sold to MMA]
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