Prayer Panel

Persian or Borkharan


Dimensions

54 x 105 cm (21 1/4 x 41 5/16 in.); Legacy dimension: 1.05 x .54

Accession Number

24.127

Medium or Technique

Cotton weft, silk warp, silk ikat.

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Collections

Asia, Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Textiles

The weft had been tied and dyed before the silk was woven. The design consists of a center panel with a red tree on a white ground surrounded by borders with irregular red, green and violet forms on red white and yellow grounds. Edging is wool twill tapestry (khatras) (jarnavar/yardage).

Provenance

Purchased from M. D. Benzaria.

Credit Line

Arthur Mason Knapp Fund