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The design is formed of small pieces of many-colored woolen cloth cut and set together like mosaic, outlined with chain-stitch. An all-over design of conventionalized flowers in an ogival frame-work composes the mainfield. A series of wide and narrow floral borders surrounds it. The colors are...

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Credit Line

Gift of Mr. and Mrs. Harry Seymour Barnes

Persian, 19th century

Object Place

Resht or Isfahan, Persia


130 x 229 cm (51 3/16 x 90 3/16 in.) (detail shown)

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Medium or Technique

Wool; inlaid with wool, embroidered with silk, wool fringe


Textiles and Fashion Arts