Rectangular panel or cover
Object Place: Persia
146 x 96.5 cm (57 1/2 x 38 in.)
Medium or Technique
Silk embroidery on linen ground (interior panel) and silk and metallic embroidery on cotton ground (exterior banding), silk looped fringe, cotton print, and cotton backing
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Field: three scalloped medallions (one with staggered hemispheres) surrounded by cartouche motifs and smaller medallions. Border: Quatre-foil and cartouche motives repeating alternately. Attached outer-border of red silk bearing a Russian (?) inscription in metallic yarns. Badly worn. Fringe on one edge. Red, green, blue, black and yellow silk yarns on a cotton ground. Some small holes, dark colors deteriorated.
The Elizabeth Day McCormick Collection