Artist Islamic, Egyptian
  • Fragment of Tiraz Textile
Date 12th Century
Medium Two panels of balanced plain weave (tabby) sewn horizontally to two panels of weft faced plain weave with discontinuous and eccentric wefts (tapestry); inscription on one tapestry panel has balanced plain weave (tabby), weft faced plain weave with discont
Dimensions 19 1/4 x 21 in.
48.9 x 53.3 cm
Credit Line City of Detroit Purchase
Accession Number 29.420
Department Islamic Art
Not On View
Inscriptions First band: "Dominion belongs to Allah," repeated Second band: illegible
Formerly in the collection of:
Dorothea Russell