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Natural, fine, tabby-woven cotton ground, painted with polychrome ornament. Shows a mihrab surmounted by onion-shaped finials and filled with an all-over pattern of floral sprigs. Several concentric bands of elaborate floral ornament surround this; at base, wide band showing floral vine. Lined...

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Credit Line

Gift of High School Scholarship Classes of Fine Arts

Indian (for the Persian market), Dated 1820

Object Place

Ispahan, Persia

Dimensions

135 x 87.7 cm (53 1/8 x 34 1/2 in.)

Accession Number

59.977

Medium or Technique

Painted cotton

Collections

Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Textiles