European (probably for the Indo-Persian market)
Object Place: for the Indo-Persian market, Europe
189.5 x 132 cm (74 5/8 x 51 15/16 in.)
Medium or Technique
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Large rectangle of tabby-woven cotton, printed in brilliant colors on a red ground. Field shows a great pointed tree rising from a pedestal flanked by peacocks; top of field scrolled to suggest a mihrab. Side borders show leafy vine on white ground; lower and upper borders show single palmette leaves in a band of rectangles. Tape loops sewn to upper corners.
Transferred from Asiatic Dept. to Textiles.
Gift of High School Scholarship Classes of Fine Arts