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Piece of double cloth

Persian
First half 19th century


Object Place: Yadz, Persia

Dimensions

Height x width: 10 5/8 x 8 1/4 in. (27 x 21 cm)

Accession Number

56.470

Medium or Technique

Double cloth

Not On View

Collections

Asia, Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Textiles

Rectangular piece. Light crimson ground. Diagonal stripes of white decorated with serrated lines and conventionalized flowers. Between these, rows of less conventionalized flowering plants. Colors reversed on back. A yellow line woven in at bottom. Along one edge, a worn selvedge of two thick white cords. A few small tears.

Credit Line

Gift of Mrs. Edwin Jackson Holmes