Tomb cover fragment with Koranic inscriptions

Persian
Probably early 18th century


Object Place: Iran

Dimensions

67.3 x 41.9 x 37.5 cm (26.50 x 16.50 x 14 3/4 in.)

Accession Number

03.700

Medium or Technique

Silk; plain weave with complementary wefts and inner warps (taqueté)

Not On View

Collections

Asia, Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Textiles

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.

Provenance

Gift of Denman Waldo Ross to MFA, February 16, 1903.

Credit Line

Denman Waldo Ross Collection