Artist Islamic, Egyptian
  • Fragment of Tiraz Textile with Inscription
Date 11th Century
Medium Balanced plain weave cloth with z single linen warps and wefts; tapestry woven inscription in weft faced plain weave comprised of silk floss weft
Dimensions 10 x 19 5/8 in.
25.5 x 49.8 cm
Credit Line City of Detroit Purchase
Accession Number 29.422.2
Department Islamic Art
Not On View
Inscriptions "Allah," repeated
Formerly in the collection of:
Dorothea Russell
Weibel, A. C., "Egypto-Islamic Textiles," DIA BULLETIN, vol 12, no 8, 1931, pp 93-98.