Two fragments of a pair of women's trousers
18th or first half of the 19th century
Object Place: Iran
53 x 67.9 cm (20 7/8 x 26 3/4 in.)
Medium or Technique
Cotton plain weave ground with silk tent stitch embroidery
Not On View
Ground: cream-white cotton. Design: diagonal wide and narrow stripes worked solidly with conventionalized flowers in Persian tent stitch (see L. F. Pesel, Stitches from Eastern Embroideries, plate 63) with reddish orange, orange, blue, green and neutral green silk. A narrow border at lower edge. Faded.
Gift of Mrs. William Fisher Wharton, Oct. 8, 1931.
Gift of Mrs. William Fisher Wharton