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Rectangular panel or cover

18th century

Object Place: Persia


146 x 96.5 cm (57 1/2 x 38 in.)

Accession Number


Medium or Technique

Silk embroidery on linen ground (interior panel) and silk and metallic embroidery on cotton ground (exterior banding), silk looped fringe, cotton print, and cotton backing

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Asia, Textiles and Fashion Arts



Field: three scalloped medallions (one with staggered hemispheres) surrounded by cartouche motifs and smaller medallions. Border: Quatre-foil and cartouche motives repeating alternately. Attached outer-border of red silk bearing a Russian (?) inscription in metallic yarns. Badly worn. Fringe on one edge. Red, green, blue, black and yellow silk yarns on a cotton ground. Some small holes, dark colors deteriorated.

Credit Line

The Elizabeth Day McCormick Collection