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Fragment

Date:
12th century
Geography:
Attributed to Egypt
Medium:
Linen and silk; tapestry-woven
Dimensions:
H. 4 3/8 in. (11.1 cm) W. 7 in. (17.8 cm)
Classification:
Textiles-Woven
Credit Line:
Rogers Fund, 1935
Accession Number:
35.141.3
Not on view
Inscription: Definition: Arabic
Location: In band.
Translation: "Immediate victory to the servant of Allah and His viceroy 'Abd al-Majid al..."
Notes: This is the Fatimid caliph 'Abd al-Majid al-hafiz (525-544 A.H.-A.D. 1131-1149).

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