first half 20th century
Object Place: Iran, Persia
56 x 71 cm (22 1/16 x 27 15/16 in.)
Medium or Technique
Silk; Compound woven/Brocade
Not On View
Blue floss silk satin weave ground with rows of a stylized trefoil floral design, with a lattice filler pattern, in comber repeat. Red, blue and yellow silk yarns; the yellow having widely spaced metallic wrapping. Pieced; worn in spots. Attached paper tag reading, “Iran Teheran 219”.
The Elizabeth Day McCormick Collection