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Fragment

Date:
first half 12th century
Geography:
Spain
Culture:
Islamic
Medium:
Silk, metal wrapped thread; lampas
Dimensions:
Textile: H. 17 in. (43.2 cm) W. 13 in. (33 cm) Mount: H. 20 5/8 in. (52.4 cm) W. 16 5/8 in. (42.2 cm) D. 1 1/4 in. (3.2 cm)
Classification:
Textiles-Woven
Credit Line:
Funds from various donors, 1958
Accession Number:
58.85.2
On view at The Met Fifth Avenue in Gallery 457
Inscription: The Arabic inscription reads "Blessing" repeated in reverse.

Marking: See link panel.
Paul O. Berliz, New York (until 1958; sold to MMA)
New York. The Metropolitan Museum of Art. "The Nature of Islamic Ornament, Part IV: Figural Representation," September 16, 1999–January 30, 2000.

Jenkins-Madina, Marilyn. "Muslim: An Early Fatimid Ceramist." Metropolitan Museum of Art Bulletin, New Series, vol. 26 (May 1968). p. 362, ill. fig. 10 (b/w).

The Metropolitan Museum of Art. Masterpieces of Fifty Centuries: the Metropolitan Museum of Art. New York: E. P. Dutton & Co., 1970. no. 131, p. 160, ill. (b/w).



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