Textile fragment with falconer and servant
Object Place: Iran
24.5 x 34 cm (9 5/8 x 13 3/8 in.)
Medium or Technique
Silk and metal-wrapped thread; cut-and-voided velvet, brocaded
Not On View
Falconer and his servant.
Said to come from the Monastery of Great Lavra, Mount Athos, Greece [see note 1]. 1931, Städtisches Kunstmuseum, Düsseldorf. By 1934, Dr. H. Burg, Haarlem, the Netherlands; 1935, sold by Dr. H. Burg to the MFA. (Accession Date: March 7, 1935)
 Catalogue of the International Exhibition of Persian Art (exh. cat. Royal Academy of Arts, London, January 7 - February 28, 1931), cat. no. 390.
1931 Purchase Fund