Requires Photography

Panel (one of two)

Possibly Persian
Late 19th–20th century

Object Place: Persia


70 x 99 cm (27 9/16 x 39 in.)

Accession Number


Medium or Technique

Silk; Compound Weaving

Not On View


Asia, Textiles and Fashion Arts



Design of a lioness felling a gazelle or deer repeating in loose rows over a simple repeating floral background of curving stalks with leaves, blossom and small dogs. Red, green, blue, black and white silk, plus silver and gold colored wrapped (metallic?) yarns. a: edged with a band of blue and yellow silk with a Greek key design; b: field edged and divided into quarters by tape, mounted on blue cotton. Both in good condition. See: 51.508.

Credit Line

The Elizabeth Day McCormick Collection