Caucasian or Persian
18th century (?)
Object Place: The Caucasus or N.W. Persia
94 x 87 cm (37 x 34 1/4 in.)
Medium or Technique
Not On View
Large central scalloped medallion containing a pair of confronted peacocks (?) separated by a tree motif. In each corner of the surrounding field is a lion (?), in profile, backed by a rising sun with human features. Border with a cartouche and recurved motif alternately repeating. All highly stylized. Predominantly red and black plus white, green, blue and other silk yarns. Lined. Worn; some areas have been replaced with parts from a similar piece.
The Elizabeth Day McCormick Collection