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White cotton entirely covered with embroidery. The ground is worked with black silk. In the middle is a white 8-pointed star. In the points, trees, birds, etc,; in the middle are three concentric stars of pink, blue and yellow, detailed with other forms. The mainfield is covered with large...

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Provenance

Purchased by the donor of C. Filippo of Paris and Tehran, July 20, 1916. Denman Ross Collection.

Credit Line

Denman Waldo Ross Collection

Persian, mid-18th century

Object Place

Southern Caucasus or Northwestern Persia

Dimensions

78 x 72.1 cm (30 11/16 x 28 3/8 in.)

Accession Number

16.282

Medium or Technique

Cotton and silk; cotton plain weave embroidered with silk; surface darning and running stitch

Collections

Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Textiles