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Ground: red wool, very much worn so that coarse cotton lining is visible. Design: (repeated 3 times) turbaned rider wearing a veil (Muhammad) riding a horse with a crowned woman's head and peacock's tail (Buraq) - (Koran Chap. XVII), worked with metal thread (gilded silver wound on pale orange...

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Gift of Gregor Aharon

Persian, 17th century


21 cm (8 1/4 in.); Legacy dimension: H. 0.21

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Medium or Technique

Wool, Cotton and silk; embroidery


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