Requires Photography

Panel

Probably Persian
Late 19th–20th century


Object Place: Persia

Dimensions

94 x 91.5 cm (37 x 36 in.)

Accession Number

51.508

Medium or Technique

Silk; Compound Weaving

Not On View

Collections

Asia, Contemporary Art, Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Textiles

Repeating scene of a pair of dancing girls before man, wearing a turban and robes, seated on a couch with a hookah; and a musician seated on a cushion. Trees and leafy plants. Red, blue, green and pink silk, plus gold colored wrapped (metallic?) yarns. Good condition. Edged by metallic galloon and red silk.

Credit Line

The Elizabeth Day McCormick Collection