Square cover or kerchief

Persian
19th century


Object Place: Persia

Dimensions

110.5 x 113.7 cm (43 1/2 x 44 3/4 in.); Legacy dimension: 1.11 x 1.107 m

Accession Number

59.979

Medium or Technique

Painted cotton

Not On View

Collections

Asia, Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Textiles

Natural, tabby-woven cotton, painted with polychrome pattern. Center shows all-over pattern of scrolling stalks with serrated leaves and fantastic blossoms. Wide outer border and guard bands show undulating floral vines. Lined with purple and white printed cotton; bound with polychrome printed cotton. A number of brown Stains.

Credit Line

Gift of High School Scholarship Classes of Fine Arts