Artist possibly Islamic, Iranian
Artist possibly Islamic, Indian
  • Textile Fragment depicting European and Indian Merchants in the Indian Ocean
Date between 1580 and 1620
Medium Silk and silver threads
Dimensions Overall: 9 × 5 3/4 inches (22.9 × 14.6 cm)
Credit Line Gift of Mrs. Owen R. Skelton
Accession Number 47.2
Department Islamic Art
Not On View
Mrs. Owen R. Skelton;
1947-present, gift to the Detroit Institute of Arts (Detroit, Michigan, USA)
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