Cover or hanging
Persian (probably Resht or Isfahan)
Object Place: Probably Resht or Isfahan, Persia
117 x 180 cm (46 1/16 x 70 7/8 in.); Legacy dimension: 67 x 47 in.
Medium or Technique
Wool; embroidery with silk wool inlaid with wool
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Wool inlaid with wool (napped) and embroidered with polychrome silk yarns in chain stitch. Central pointed oval medallion inscribed in rectangle. Design: flowers, birds, arabesques; inner borders: flowers on a scrolling stem; outermost border: unembroidered red napped wool.
The Elizabeth Day McCormick Collection