Tomb cover fragment with Koranic inscriptions
Probably early 18th century
Object Place: Iran
67.3 x 41.9 x 37.5 cm (26.50 x 16.50 x 14 3/4 in.)
Medium or Technique
Silk; plain weave with complementary wefts and inner warps (taqueté)
Not On View
The ground is divided into rectangular forms by white bands of conventional floral ornament, in these are ovals with Arabic inscriptions. The colors are blue, red and white.
Gift of Denman Waldo Ross to MFA, February 16, 1903.
Denman Waldo Ross Collection