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Fragment of Tiraz Textile, 11th or 12th century

  • Islamic, Egyptian

Balanced plain weave (tabby); weft faced plain weave with eccentric and discontinuous wefts (tapestry)

  • Overall: 1 1/8 × 5 1/8 inches (2.9 × 13 cm)

City of Detroit Purchase

29.396

Inscribed, incomplete, illegible.

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

Islamic, Egyptian, Fragment of Tiraz Textile, 11th or 12th century, balanced plain weave (tabby); weft faced plain weave with eccentric and discontinuous wefts (tapestry). Detroit Institute of Arts, City of Detroit Purchase, 29.396.