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Fine, natural cotton tabby-woven ground, painted with polychrome ornament. Field shows a mihrab, with lobed arch, sparsely filled with rose sprigs on lavender-rose ground. Spandrils of arch and wide outer border show all-over pattern of small flowering stalks. Guard bands show floral vines....

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Gift of High School Scholarship Classes of Fine Arts

Persian, 19th century

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136 x 91 cm (53 9/16 x 35 13/16 in.); Legacy dimension: 1.36 x .91 m

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Medium or Technique

Printed and painted cotton


Textiles and Fashion Arts