Two fragments of a pair of women's trousers

Persian
18th or first half of the 19th century


Object Place: Iran

Dimensions

53 x 67.9 cm (20 7/8 x 26 3/4 in.)

Accession Number

31.877a-b

Medium or Technique

Cotton plain weave ground with silk tent stitch embroidery

Not On View

Collections

Asia, Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Costumes

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.

Provenance

Gift of Mrs. William Fisher Wharton, Oct. 8, 1931.

Credit Line

Gift of Mrs. William Fisher Wharton