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Square panel

Possibly Persian
18th–19th century


Object Place: Persia

Dimensions

67 x 69 cm (26 3/8 x 27 3/16 in.)

Accession Number

43.457

Medium or Technique

Silk; Compound woven

Not On View

Collections

Asia, Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Textiles

Constructed from “Polish sash” fragments. Field divided into narrow bands bearing alternately two motives: an undulating slim leafy stalk with alternately overturned blossoms; a repeating buta-like motif flanked by a pair of leafy branches. Bordered by a narrow band of repeating blossom motives and polychrome striped silk. Yellow, green and pink silk and metallic yarns. Fair condition.

Credit Line

The Elizabeth Day McCormick Collection