Artist Islamic, Egyptian
  • Fragment of Tiraz Textile
Date 12th Century
Medium Balanced plain weave (tabby); weft faced plain weave with eccentric and discontinuous wefts (tapestry); right selvage extant with dyed brown z single linen to form warp faced plain weave
Dimensions 4 3/8 x 8 1/8 in.
11.1 x 20.6 cm
Credit Line City of Detroit Purchase
Accession Number 29.387
Department Islamic Art
Not On View
Inscriptions Inscribed on central band: "the Kingdom" in Kufic Inscribed on upper and lower bands: "Victory from Allah" in Naskhi, repeated
Formerly in the collection of:
Dorothea Russell