Fragment of Tiraz Textile, 11th century

  • Islamic, Egyptian

Linen threads

  • Overall: 1 3/4 × 5 7/8 inches (4.4 × 14.9 cm)

City of Detroit Purchase

29.368

Department

Islamic Art

  • Fatimid
  • Thread
  • Linen (material)
  • Kufic
  • Trefoil (geometric motif)
  • Textile
  • Fragment
  • Foliage, scrolling

Dorothea Russell. 1929-present, gift to the Detroit Institute of Arts (Detroit, Michigan, USA)

Islamic, Egyptian, Fragment of Tiraz Textile, 11th century, linen threads. Detroit Institute of Arts, City of Detroit Purchase, 29.368.