Fragment of a Tiraz Textile with a Benedictory Inscription, 11th or 12th century

  • Islamic, Egyptian

Linen and silk threads

  • Framed: Overall: 6 1/8 × 7 1/4 inches (15.6 × 18.4 cm)

City of Detroit Purchase

29.418

Department

Islamic Art

  • Fatimid
  • Silk (fiber)
  • Linen (material)
  • Textile
  • Inscription
  • Fragment
  • Torn
  • Threads
  • Egypt

Signed, Marks, Inscriptions

Inscribed, benedictory words separated by the letter "wow", some may be "bi'llah", difficult to read.

Provenance

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

Rights Status

Islamic, Egyptian, Fragment of a Tiraz Textile with a Benedictory Inscription, 11th or 12th century, linen and silk threads. Detroit Institute of Arts, City of Detroit Purchase, 29.418.