Object Place: Resht or Isfahan, Persia
130 x 229 cm (51 3/16 x 90 3/16 in.) (detail shown)
Medium or Technique
Wool; inlaid with wool, embroidered with silk, wool fringe
Not On View
The design is formed of small pieces of many-colored woolen cloth cut and set together like mosaic, outlined with chain-stitch. An all-over design of conventionalized flowers in an ogival frame-work composes the mainfield. A series of wide and narrow floral borders surrounds it. The colors are orange, red, reddish violet, violet, blue, green, gray, and white.
Gift of Mr. and Mrs. Harry Seymour Barnes