Artist Islamic, Egyptian
  • Fragment of a Tiraz Band with Indistinct Inscription, possibly "to God"
Date between 1000 and 1200
Medium Silk and linen threads
Dimensions Overall: 3 × 3 inches (7.6 × 7.6 cm)
Credit Line Gift of Mrs. Julius Haass
Accession Number 28.25
Department Islamic Art
Not On View
Inscriptions Inscribed, in Kufic script, possibly: Ii'llah [translated: to God] [debased, perhaps based on the word "li'llah"]
Lillian Henkel Haass;
1928-present, gift to the Detroit Institute of Arts (Detroit, Michigan, USA)