Annual report pursuant to Section 13 and 15(d)

Document And Entity Information

Document And Entity Information - USD ($)
12 Months Ended
Sep. 30, 2023
Dec. 21, 2023
Apr. 01, 2023
Document Information [Line Items]      
Entity Central Index Key 0001101396    
Entity Registrant Name DELTA APPAREL, INC    
Amendment Flag false    
Current Fiscal Year End Date --09-30    
Document Fiscal Period Focus FY    
Document Fiscal Year Focus 2023    
Document Type 10-K    
Document Annual Report true    
Document Period End Date Sep. 30, 2023    
Document Transition Report false    
Entity File Number 1-15583    
Entity Incorporation, State or Country Code GA    
Entity Tax Identification Number 58-2508794    
Entity Address, Address Line One 2750 Premiere Parkway, Suite 100    
Entity Address, City or Town Duluth    
Entity Address, State or Province GA    
Entity Address, Postal Zip Code 30097    
City Area Code 864    
Local Phone Number 232-5200    
Title of 12(b) Security Common Stock, par value $0.01    
Trading Symbol DLA    
Security Exchange Name NYSEAMER    
Entity Well-known Seasoned Issuer No    
Entity Voluntary Filers No    
Entity Current Reporting Status Yes    
Entity Interactive Data Current Yes    
Entity Filer Category Accelerated Filer    
Entity Small Business true    
Entity Emerging Growth Company false    
ICFR Auditor Attestation Flag true    
Document Financial Statement Error Correction [Flag] false    
Entity Shell Company false    
Entity Public Float     $ 69,800,000
Entity Common Stock, Shares Outstanding   7,001,020  
Auditor Firm ID 42    
Auditor Name Ernst & Young, LLP    
Auditor Location Atlanta, Georgia