Quarterly report pursuant to Section 13 or 15(d)

Document And Entity Information

Document And Entity Information - shares
3 Months Ended
Dec. 31, 2022
Jan. 27, 2023
Document Information [Line Items]    
Document Type 10-Q  
Document Quarterly Report true  
Document Fiscal Year Focus 2023  
Document Period End Date Dec. 31, 2022  
Document Transition Report false  
Entity Registrant Name DELTA APPAREL, INC.  
Entity File Number 1-15583  
Entity Incorporation, State or Country Code GA  
Entity Tax Identification Number 58-2508794  
Entity Address, Address Line One 2750 Premier Parkway  
Entity Address Address Line 2 Suite 100  
Entity Address, City or Town Duluth  
Entity Address, State or Province GA  
Entity Address, Postal Zip Code 30097  
City Area Code 678  
Local Phone Number 775-6900  
Title of 12(b) Security Common Stock, par value $0.01  
Trading Symbol DLA  
Security Exchange Name NYSEAMER  
Entity Current Reporting Status Yes  
Entity Interactive Data Current Yes  
Entity Filer Category Accelerated Filer  
Entity Small Business true  
Entity Emerging Growth Company false  
Entity Shell Company false  
Entity Common Stock, Shares Outstanding   7,001,020
Entity Central Index Key 0001101396  
Document Fiscal Period Focus Q1  
Current Fiscal Year End Date --09-30  
Amendment Flag false