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Tiraz Embroidery (Egypt)

This is a tiraz embroidery. It is dated 11th century and we acquired it in 1972. Its medium is linen, silk and its technique is embroidered on plain weave. It is a part of the Textiles department.

Its dimensions are

H x W: 11.5 x 13.5 cm (4 1/2 x 5 5/16 in.)

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Tiraz Embroidery (Egypt); linen, silk; H x W: 11.5 x 13.5 cm (4 1/2 x 5 5/16 in.); 1972-81-40

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