Textile Fragment, 13th century

  • Islamic, Iranian
  • Framed: Overall: 7 5/8 × 29 1/2 inches (19.4 × 74.9 cm)

Founders Society Purchase, Edsel B. Ford Fund

31.60

Department

Islamic Art

  • Seljuk
  • Textile
  • Fragment
  • Ornamental motifs

Provenance

(Arthur Upham Pope); 1931-present, purchase by the Detroit Institute of Arts (Detroit, Michigan, USA)

Published References

International Exhibition of Persian Art. Exh. cat., Royal Academy. London, 1931, cat. no. 38q. Schmidt, Heinrich. "Seldschukische Seidenstoffe," Belvedere, 10 (1931): p. 84. Weibel, Adele Coulin. "Seljuk Fabrics," Bulletin, XV (1935): p. 41. Ackerman, Phyllis. "The Textile Arts," Survey of Persian Art, from Prehistoric Times to the Present, vol. 3 (1938-9): 2041, no. 55, fig. 656b [6 vols., London and New York]. Exhibition of Persian Art. Exh. cat., The Iranian Institute. New York, 1940, cat. no. 10, p. 475. 2000 Years of Silk Weaving. Exh. cat., sponsored by the Los Angeles County Museum in collaboration with the Cleveland Museum of Art and the Detroit Institute of Arts. 1944, cat. no. 159. Weibel, Adele Coulin. Two Thousand Years of Textiles: The Figured Textiles of Europe and the Near East. New York, 1952, cat. no. 120, p. 111 (ill.).

Rights Status

Islamic, Iranian, Textile Fragment, 13th century. Detroit Institute of Arts, Founders Society Purchase, Edsel B. Ford Fund, 31.60.