Fragment of a Tiraz Textile, 12th century

  • Islamic, Egyptian

Linen and silk threads

  • Overall: 4 1/2 × 2 1/8 inches (11.4 × 5.4 cm)

City of Detroit Purchase

29.371

Department

Islamic Art

  • Fatimid
  • Silk (fiber)
  • Linen (material)
  • Textile
  • Fragment
  • Geometric pattern
  • Torn
  • Floral motifs
  • Threads
  • Egypt
  • Duck

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

Islamic, Egyptian, Fragment of a Tiraz Textile, 12th century, linen and silk threads. Detroit Institute of Arts, City of Detroit Purchase, 29.371.