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The ground is woven with tarnished silver thread. The design consists of an ogival frame-work woven with green silk enclosing rosettes woven with blue silk and silver thread, surrounded by a floral design woven with pinkish orange silk. Around the edge is a narrow floral border woven with green,...

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In the corners of this panel, inscriptions proclaim "God is most great."


Gift of Mrs. William F. Wharton to the MFA, February 4, 1937.

Credit Line

Gift of Mrs. William F. Wharton

Persian, Safavid Dynasty, 17th century

Object Place

Iran (probably Kashan)


Overall: 62.5 x 23 cm (24 5/8 x 9 1/16 in.)

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Medium or Technique

Silk and metal-wrapped silk; plain weave with complementary wefts and inner warps (taqueté), brocaded


Textiles and Fashion Arts