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The registers decorated with calligraphy, foliate and animal designs interspersed with narrow registers of foliate designs picked out in gold thread.
36 by 11.5 cm.
Private collection, Germany
The inscriptions are a repetition of: al-'izz wa al-nasr wa al-iqbal, 'Glory and Victory and Prosperity'.
For a very similar layout on a textile from the same period in the Victoria and Albert Museum, see Arthur U. Pope, A Survey of Persian Art, Vol. XI, London and New York 1939, plate A, p. 1001 and for other similar lampas weaves used in The Hapsburg Archduke's burial outfit, see Patricia Baker, Islamic Textiles, 1995, p. 81.