Artist Islamic, Egyptian
Title
  • Fragment of Tiraz Textile
Date between 934 and 940
Medium Linen and silk threads
Dimensions Overall: 20 1/2 × 31 3/8 inches (52.1 × 79.7 cm)
Credit Line Gift of George Dwight Pratt
Accession Number 32.60
Department Islamic Art
Not On View
Inscriptions Inscribed: [...baraka min Allah] 'ala Muhammad khatim al-nabiyia was 'ala (alihi) wa- salam tasliman nasr min Allah li-'abdallah Abi al-'Abbas al-imam al-Radi bi'llah amir al-mu'minin [...] bin al-Fadl bin Ja'far [...] / al-haq al-mubin al-[...] baraka min Allah 'ala Muhammad khatim al-nabiyia (wa 'ala alihi) wa-salam tasliman nasr min Allahli-'abdallah Abi [...]. [translated: "[...blessing from God ] upon Muhammad, Seal of the Prohets, and upon his family and grant them peace. Help from God to the Servant of God Abi al-'Abbas, the Imam al-Radi bi'llah, Commander of the Faithful [...] bin al-Fadl bin Ja'far [...] / the Manifest Truth...Blessing from God upon Muhammad, Seal of the Prophets, and upon his family, and grant them peace. Help from God to the Servant of God Abi [al-'Abbas al-imam al-Radi bi'llah] Commander of the Faithful [...]".]
George D. Pratt (New York, New York, USA);
1932-present, gift to the Detroit Institute of Arts (Detroit, Michigan, USA)