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Caucasan
18th–19th century


Object Place: The Caucasus

Dimensions

76 x 86 cm (29 15/16 x 33 7/8 in.)

Accession Number

43.388

Medium or Technique

Embroidery

Not On View

Collections

Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Textiles

Large, eight-pointed, central medallioin containing cartouches, geometric motives, and a small eight-ointed medallion at its center. Around this, symmetrically placed, are larger cartouches with meandering tendrils and geometric motives. Narrow outer border with repeating motives of an oblong shape with four symmetrically placed hooked tendrils, alternating with a quatre-foil design. Red, green, yellow, white and blue silk yarns on a cotton ground. Soiled and slightly worn.

Credit Line

The Elizabeth Day McCormick Collection