Rashit cover, inlaid and embroidered
Object Place: Northwestern Iran (Rasht)
150 x 150 cm (59 1/16 x 59 1/16 in.)
Medium or Technique
Wool flannel ground inlaid with wool, and silk chain and buttonhole stitch embroidery
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Wool inlaid with wool. Central medallion heavilly embroidered with silk yarns largely with chain and buttonhole stitch. Central circular design of overlapping tri-lobed arches filled with roses and other floral motifs; side borders with additional stylized floral motifs. Long fringes of twisted wool strands.
The Elizabeth Day McCormick Collection, Dec. 14, 1951.
The Elizabeth Day McCormick Collection