Textile Fragment, 9th century

  • Islamic, Egyptian

Linen and silk threads

  • Framed: Overall: 6 1/2 × 9 inches (16.5 × 22.9 cm)

City of Detroit Purchase

29.417.A

Department

Islamic Art

  • Triangles (polygons)
  • Floral patterns
  • Geometric patterns
  • Fatimid
  • Silk (fiber)
  • Linen (material)
  • Textile
  • Fragment
  • Torn
  • Diamonds (motifs)
  • Threads
  • Egypt

Provenance

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

Rights Status

Islamic, Egyptian, Textile Fragment, 9th century, linen and silk threads. Detroit Institute of Arts, City of Detroit Purchase, 29.417.A.