Object Place: Syria
Overall: 12.7 x 18.5cm (5 x 7 5/16in.)
Medium or Technique
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Tapestry-woven. Shield shaped, with shallow flap. Pale gold (metallic) ground, with conventionalized blossoming stalks in blue, green , pink and red silk, arranged symmetrically, covering entire field on the back and upper two-thirds of field on front. Front is completed by a dark red area, with serrated edge, showing gold stalks. Gold looped fringe along edges. Gold tarnished and much worn. Lined with blue lutestring.
Gift of Miss Aimée and Miss Rosamond Lamb