The design consists of flowering plants growing from a mound, birds, hares, and deer, and is woven with silver, pink, blue, green and white silk. Pieced.
Gift of Denman Waldo Ross, November 3, 1904.
Denman Waldo Ross Collection
Persian, Safavid Dynasty, 17th century
Height x width (a): 11 5/8 x 7 1/16 in. (29.5 x 18 cm) Height x width (b): 4 3/4 x 3 3/8 in. (12 x 8.5 cm) Height x width (c): 4 3/4 x 2 3/8 in. (12 x 6 cm)
Medium or Technique
Silk and gold-colored metal strip wrapped on silk core, twill weave with continuous and discontinuous supplementary wefts attached in twill order with supplementary warps