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Large rectangle of tabby-woven cotton, printed in brilliant colors on a red ground. Field shows a great pointed tree rising from a pedestal flanked by peacocks; top of field scrolled to suggest a mihrab. Side borders show leafy vine on white ground; lower and upper borders show single palmette...

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Provenance

Transferred from Asiatic Dept. to Textiles.

Credit Line

Gift of High School Scholarship Classes of Fine Arts

European (probably for the Indo-Persian market),

Object Place

for the Indo-Persian market, Europe

Dimensions

189.5 x 132 cm (74 5/8 x 51 15/16 in.)

Accession Number

59.981

Medium or Technique

Cotton printed

Collections

Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Textiles