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Pieced hanging

Persian for the European Market (?)
19th century (?)


Object Place: Persia

Dimensions

109 x 181 cm (42 15/16 x 71 1/4 in.)

Accession Number

43.456

Medium or Technique

Silk; embroidery

Not On View

Collections

Asia, Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Textiles

Long, slim, vertically undulating vines, in spangels and sequins, with small blossoms and leaves, in blue, yellow, green and white silk chennille yarns, on a pink silk ground. Made from many fragments of uneven size. Many missing spangels and sequins; worn and missing yarns; uneven fading and stains; holes in ground material. Lined.

Credit Line

The Elizabeth Day McCormick Collection