Artist Islamic, Egyptian
Title
  • Fragment of Tiraz Textile
Date between 946 and 974
Medium Linen and silk threads
Dimensions Overall: 11 1/2 × 7 inches (29.2 × 17.8 cm)
Credit Line Gift of George Dwight Pratt
Accession Number 32.33
Department Islamic Art
On View Islamic N120, Level 1 (see map)
Inscriptions Inscribed: ...['abd']allah al-(F)ad(l) al-Imam al-Muti' li'llah, Amir al-mu'minin atala Allah... ["...God's [servant], the Eminent, Imam al-Muti' li'llah (Pious One of God), Commander of the Faithful, may God extend [his life]..."]
George D. Pratt (New York, New York, USA);
1932-present, gift to the Detroit Institute of Arts (Detroit, Michigan, USA)