Artist Islamic, Iranian
Title
  • Top Part of a Processional Standard
  • 'Alam (alternate title)
Date 17th century
Medium Steel
Dimensions Overall (mounted): 16 × 5 × 3 1/8 inches (40.6 × 12.7 × 7.9 cm)
Credit Line Founders Society Purchase, Ralph Harman Booth Bequest Fund, Mr. and Mrs. Walter Buhl Ford II Fund, and the J. Lawrence Buell, Jr. Fund
Accession Number 1994.21
Department Islamic Art
Not On View
Inscriptions Inscribed, upper medallion, mirrored: Ya Muhammad!
Inscribed, lower medallion, mirrored: Ya 'Ali!
(Said Motamed, Frankfurt, Germany);
1994-present, purchase by the Detroit Institute of Arts (Detroit, Michigan, USA)