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Pieced cover

Possibly Italian or Persian
18th–19th century

Object Place: Italy or Persia


65 x 72.5 cm (25 9/16 x 28 9/16 in.)

Accession Number


Medium or Technique

Silk; velvet

Not On View


Asia, Textiles and Fashion Arts



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.

Credit Line

The Elizabeth Day McCormick Collection