Textile fragment with falconer and servant

Persian
Safavid Dynasty
mid-16th century


Object Place: Iran

Dimensions

24.5 x 34 cm (9 5/8 x 13 3/8 in.)

Accession Number

35.88

Medium or Technique

Silk and metal-wrapped thread; cut-and-voided velvet, brocaded

Not On View

Collections

Asia, Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Textiles

Falconer and his servant.

Provenance

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)

NOTES:
[1] Catalogue of the International Exhibition of Persian Art (exh. cat. Royal Academy of Arts, London, January 7 - February 28, 1931), cat. no. 390.

Credit Line

1931 Purchase Fund