Floor Covering, 17th century

  • Islamic, Moroccan

Wool, possibly cotton, and possibly bast (plant fiber)

  • Overall: 71 1/2 × 25 3/4 inches (181.6 × 65.4 cm) Mount: 74 × 33 1/2 × 3 inches (188 × 85.1 × 7.6 cm)

Founders Society Purchase, Octavia W. Bates Fund

42.54

Department

Islamic Art

  • Patterns (design elements)
  • Geometric motifs
  • Bast
  • Cotton (fiber)
  • Wool (textile)
  • Textile
  • Fragment
  • Rug
  • Morocco

Estate of H. A. Elsberg

1942-present, purchase by the Detroit Institute of Arts (Detroit, Michigan, USA)

Islamic, Moroccan, Floor Covering, 17th century, wool, possibly cotton, and possibly bast (plant fiber). Detroit Institute of Arts, Founders Society Purchase, Octavia W. Bates Fund, 42.54.