Requires Photography

Embroidery

Persian or Turkish


Dimensions

68 x 66 cm (26 3/4 x 26 in.); Legacy dimension: .66 x .68

Accession Number

15.1119

Medium or Technique

Embroidered cotton

Not On View

Collections

Asia, Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Textiles

Deep yellowish-red cotton ground, rows of diamond-shaped forms set obliquely and separated by white and blue irregular shaped forms. Around the edge is a border of reversed curves and oblong forms. The design is worked with dark and light blue, yellow, light green, white and black. Much of the black has worn off. Lined with bright red cotton, bound with gray cotton. Pieced and patched.

Provenance

Purchased by the donor of C. Filippo of Paris and Teheran.

Credit Line

Denman Waldo Ross Collection