tiraz

(Arabic: طراز  ). In Islamic textiles, an embroidered or woven band bearing an inscription, especially one with the name and titles of a ruler. Textiles with tiraz  were a status symbol, and their distribution was carefully controlled.  Web resource here. Videeo here.

10thcenturytirazTiraz fragment. Silk embroidery on cotton. 10th century. L. A. County Museum of Art, Los Angeles.