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Heavy cotton solidly embroidered with diagonal bands of flowers of pink, blue, yellow, green, white, gray, and black silk, a border on two sides. Used for making waistcoats by the Persian women.

Provenance

Received as a Bequest from Charles Henry Parker

Credit Line

Alfred Greenough Collection

Persian,

Dimensions

67.2 x 39 cm (26 7/16 x 15 3/8 in.)

Accession Number

08.271

Medium or Technique

Cotton with cotton embroidery

Collections

Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Textiles