Object Place: attributed to Baghdad, Mesopotamia
10.5 x 10.5 cm (4 1/8 x 4 1/8 in.)
Medium or Technique
Silk; plain weave embroidered with silk and metallic thread
Not On View
Cream-colored silk ground (mulham) embroidered with silk in split stitch and couched with gold-metallic thread (membrane wrapped on cream silk core); design of conventionalized lion (metal wound on silk), part of 31.444-445.
Helen and Alice Colburn Fund