Hanging

European (probably for the Indo-Persian market)


Object Place: for the Indo-Persian market, Europe

Dimensions

189.5 x 132 cm (74 5/8 x 51 15/16 in.)

Accession Number

59.981

Medium or Technique

Cotton printed

Not On View

Collections

Europe, Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Textiles

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.

Provenance

Transferred from Asiatic Dept. to Textiles.

Credit Line

Gift of High School Scholarship Classes of Fine Arts