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Embroidery

Persian
16th century


Dimensions

49 x 48 cm (19 5/16 x 18 7/8 in.); Legacy dimension: .48 x .49

Accession Number

16.280

Medium or Technique

Cotton and silk; embroidery

Not On View

Collections

Asia, Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Textiles

White cotton entirely covered by colored silk embroidery. The ground is worked with black silk; on this are large red leaf-like forms, detailed with light and dark blue, pale yellow and black. The yellow border has a design of kaleidoscopic forms in dark blue, red, white and black.

Provenance

Purchased by the donor of C. Filippo of Paris and Teheran.

Credit Line

Denman Waldo Ross Collection