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Tiraz: Textiles and Dress with Inscriptions in Central and Southwest Asia

Berg Encyclopedia of World Dress and Fashion Volume 5 : Central and Southwest Asia

Berg Publishers, 2010

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...The term tiraz comes from the Farsi word for “embroider.” In Arabic, the word tiraz means “embellishment” and, by extension, “fashion.” Tiraz describes the ornate Arabic script and associated designs on garments and other textile goods...