Nakshe. Woman's trouser leg

Persian
18th century


Dimensions

53 x 51 cm (20 7/8 x 20 1/16 in.)

Accession Number

31.878

Medium or Technique

Cotton with silk embroidery

Not On View

Collections

Asia, Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Costumes

Ground: cream-white cotton. Design: diagonal wide and narrow stripes worked solidly with conventionalized flowers in Persian tent stitch (see L. F. Pesel, Stitches from Eastern Embroideries, plate 62) with neutral blues greens, and pinkish orange silk, and a little black silk. Faded and worn.

Credit Line

Gift of Mrs. William Fisher Wharton