Artist Islamic, Egyptian
Title
  • Fragment of a tiraz band inscribed "Help from God"
Date 12th century
Medium Linen and silk threads
Dimensions Overall: 6 5/8 × 12 3/4 inches (16.8 × 32.4 cm)
Mount: 30 7/8 × 26 3/4 × 1 3/4 inches (78.4 × 67.9 × 4.4 cm)
Credit Line Gift of Dorothea Russell
Accession Number 30.363.1
Department Islamic Art
Not On View
Inscriptions Inscribed, Arabic script, repeated in red and black thread: Nasr min Allah [translated: Help from God]
Dorothea Russell;
1930-present, gift to the Detroit Institute of Arts (Detroit, Michigan, USA)