Bag

Persian
18th–19th century


Dimensions

Overall: 15 x 14 cm (5 7/8 x 5 1/2 in.)

Accession Number

15.1107

Medium or Technique

Silk; embroidery

Not On View

Collections

Asia, Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Costumes

Corded gray-green silk on which are couched a pair of peacocks with raised tails. Between the heads is a star, below the birds a fish. Worked with gold and silver thread, yellowish-red, deep rose-pink and black silk. Lined with dark red silk.

Provenance

Purchased by the donor of C. Filippo of Paris and Teheran.

Credit Line

Denman Waldo Ross Collection