Textile Fragment, 9th century

  • Islamic, Egyptian

Balanced plain weave (tabby); weft faced plain weave with eccentric and discontinuous wefts (tapestry; fringe at top may be self-fringed

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

City of Detroit Purchase

29.417.D

Department

Islamic Art

  • Floral patterns
  • Geometric patterns
  • Fatimid
  • Weft pile weave
  • Tabby (textile)
  • Textile
  • Fragment
  • Plain cloth weave
  • Egypt

Provenance

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

Rights Status

Islamic, Egyptian, Textile Fragment, 9th century, balanced plain weave (tabby); weft faced plain weave with eccentric and discontinuous wefts (tapestry; fringe at top may be self-fringed. Detroit Institute of Arts, City of Detroit Purchase, 29.417.D.