Square cover or kerchief

Indian (for Persian market)
1806


Object Place: Ispahan, Persia

Dimensions

104 x 102.5 cm (40 15/16 x 40 3/8 in.); Legacy dimension: 1.02 x 1.04 m

Accession Number

59.980

Medium or Technique

Printed and 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 trailing blossoms and stems. Wide and narrow borders show floral vines; corner blocks contain potted plants, each oriented to center of textile. Lined with Indian block-printed cotton; small floral trees scattered in yellow-green ground. Blue border applied. Stained.

Credit Line

Gift of High School Scholarship Classes of Fine Arts