Requires Photography

Hanging

Probably Persian
18th–19th century (?)


Object Place: Probably Persia

Dimensions

117 x 184 cm (46 1/16 x 72 7/16 in.)

Accession Number

52.462

Medium or Technique

Embroidery

Not On View

Collections

Asia, Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Textiles

Hanging or cover. Mihrab containing a large floral bouquet in a vase; repeating flower motifs in the spandrels. Bordered by similar floral motives. Patchwork arrangement of embroidered polychrome pieces of wool cloth. Upper area of mihrab with maroon silk velvet ground. Poor condition. Lined.

Credit Line

The Elizabeth Day McCormick Collection