N.W. Persian or Daghestan (?)
17th–18th century (?)
Object Place: Persia (Northwest) or Daghestan ?
82 x 88 cm (32 5/16 x 34 5/8 in.)
Medium or Technique
Not On View
Cover made from fragments. Irregular central medallion, with a floral motif, surrounded by four cartouches. An eight-pointed medallion repeating in each corner with a figure on horseback and floral designs. Winged figures, full and partial, appear near the edges of the field. Border with a characteristic repeating blossom over a recurved line motif. All the embroidered areas have been applied to a plain tan cotton ground edged with metallic yarns tape and blue silk. Soiled, stained; many missing yarns.
The Elizabeth Day McCormick Collection