Shawl, 1500s

  • Islamic, Spanish
  • Islamic, North African

Silk brocade

  • Overall (not including fringe): 60 1/2 × 26 1/2 inches (153.7 × 67.3 cm) Mount: 74 1/2 × 33 × 3 inches (189.2 × 83.8 × 7.6 cm)

City of Detroit Purchase

47.57

Department

Islamic Art

  • Geometric motifs
  • Nasrid
  • Fringe
  • Silk (fiber)
  • Pattern (design element)
  • Brocaded
  • Shawl
  • Spain
  • Africa

(Adolf Loewi); 1947-present, purchase by the Detroit Institute of Arts (Detroit, Michigan, USA)

Weidel, Adele C. 2000 Years of Textiles. New York, 1952, no. 86, p. 104 (ill.).

possibly Islamic, Spanish; possibly Islamic, North African, Shawl, 1500s, silk brocade. Detroit Institute of Arts, City of Detroit Purchase, 47.57.