Tiraz Fragment from an Ikat Shawl

Object Name: Tiraz fragment
Date: late 9th–early 10th century
Geography: Yemen
Culture: Islamic
Medium: Cotton, ink, gold; plain weave, resist-dyed (ikat), painted
Dimensions: Textile: H. 23 in. (58.4 cm) W. 21 3/4 in. (55.2 cm) Mount: H. 34 1/4 in. (87 cm) W. 24 1/4 in. (61.6 cm) D. 1 1/2 in. (3.8 cm)
Classification: Textiles-Painted and/or Printed
Credit Line: Gift of George D. Pratt, 1929
Accession Number: 29.179.10

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