Embroidery

Persian


Dimensions

44 x 45.5 cm (17 5/16 x 17 15/16 in.)

Accession Number

08.270

Medium or Technique

Cotton with cotton embroidery

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Collections

Asia, Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Textiles

Heavy cotton solidly embroidered with diagonal bands of flowers of light green, dark and light blue, pink, gray buff and white, a border with black bands on one side. Used for making waistcoats by the Persian women.

Provenance

Received as a Bequest from Charles Henry Parker

Credit Line

Alfred Greenough Collection