Artist Islamic, Egyptian
Title
  • Ikat textile with a tiraz band (inscription illegible)
  • Fragment of Ikat Tiraz Textile
Date between 11th and 12th century
Medium linen warp and silk weft
Dimensions Overall: 10 × 8 7/8 inches (25.4 × 22.5 cm)
Mount: 26 1/2 × 19 3/8 × 1 5/8 inches (67.3 × 49.2 × 4.1 cm)
Credit Line Gift of Dorothea Russell
Accession Number 31.18
Department Islamic Art
Not On View
Inscriptions Inscribed, Kufic script, debased/illegible: [probably derived from word "Allah"]
Dorothea Russell;
1931-present, gift to the Detroit Institute of Arts (Detroit, Michigan, USA)
A. C., Weibel. "Egypto-Islamic Textiles," Bulletin of the DIA 12, no. 8 (1931): pp. 93-98, (ill.) (fig. 7).

A. C., Weibel. Two Thousand Years of Textiles. New York, 1952, cat. no. 70, p. 98, (ill.).