Requires Photography

Panel (one of two)

Possibly Persian
Late 19th–20th century


Object Place: Persia

Dimensions

43 x 49 cm (16 15/16 x 19 5/16 in.)

Accession Number

51.2387b

Medium or Technique

Silk; compound weaving

Not On View

Collections

Asia, Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Textiles

Design of a lioness felling a gazelle or deer repeating in loose rows over a simple repeating floral background of curving stalks with leaves, blossom and small dogs. Red, green, blue, black and white silk, plus silver and gold colored wrapped (metallic?) yarns. a: edged with a band of blue and yellow silk with a Greek key design; b: field edged and divided into quarters by tape, mounted on blue cotton. Both in good condition. See: 51.508.

Credit Line

The Elizabeth Day McCormick Collection