Textile

Persian
17th–18th century


Dimensions

Height x width: 12 x 14 15/16 in. (30.5 x 38 cm)

Accession Number

31.12

Medium or Technique

Silk; brocade

Not On View

Collections

Asia, Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Textiles

Ground: weft woven and tarnished metal thread (metal? wound on yellow silk); warp, light neutral orange silk, six warps, in two groups of three each, covered by weft, then tied by single warp. Design: (woven in weft, similar to ground) horseman on cream white and orange horses in pursuit of gazelles, hawk attacking duck, rabbit, seated attendant, flowers and leaves, woven with cream white orange, light neutral orange, light neutral, green, blue and dark brown silk. Angular in drawing. Small pieces sewed on top and bottom to complete piece.

Credit Line

Denman Waldo Ross Collection