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Tray cover

Indian
19th century (?)


Object Place: Persia or India

Accession Number

51.509

Medium or Technique

Painted or printed cotton

Not On View

Collections

Asia, Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Textiles

Small central medallion with eight individual floral branches radiating from a central rosette. Circular field surrounding this filled stylized three blossom floral motives wtih lozenge compartments in dense arrangement. Bordered by a repeating buta motif, containing similar blossoms and slesafy branches. Traces of gold plus blue, red, green and other colors on a cotton ground. Lined with an Persian painted cotton 19th century; green ground with simple plant design repeating, in staggered rows. Good condition.

Provenance

Transferred from Asiatic Dept. to Textiles.

Credit Line

The Elizabeth Day McCormick Collection