Drawn-work

Persian ?
18th century


Dimensions

Overall: 53.5 x 82 cm (21 1/16 x 32 5/16 in.)

Accession Number

31.774

Medium or Technique

Linen with silk embroidery and drawn work

Not On View

Collections

Asia, Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Textiles

Ground, thin cream-white linen. Design bands of elongated hexagons composed of small drawn-work squares worked with cream-white silk alternating with bands of linen with diamond lattice framing star rosettes worked in satin stitch with cream-white silk separated by narrow bands of drawn-work, the whole surrounded by a border of similar hexagons on a smaller scale. Worn and darned, pieced at one end.

Provenance

Lent by Mrs. William F. Wharton, Oct. 27, 1930.

Credit Line

Gift of Mrs. William Fisher Wharton