Possibly Italian or Persian
Object Place: Italy or Persia
65 x 72.5 cm (25 9/16 x 28 9/16 in.)
Medium or Technique
Not On View
Field: small dense lattice compartments with two lozenge-shaped floral motives repeating alternately; red silk pile on yellow silk ground. Border (except corners): Similar lattice compartments with floral motives repeating alternately; green, red and blue silk pile on a pale greens silk ground. Corners: larger lozenge compartments with floral spray motives alternately repeating; red silk pile on a yellow silk warp, cotton weft ground. All grounds are shot with metal strips. Pile worn; lined.
The Elizabeth Day McCormick Collection