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Nakshe. Woman's trouser leg

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Ground: cream-white cotton. Design: diagonal wide and narrow stripes worked solidly with conventionalized flowers in Persian tent stitch (see L. F. Pesel, Stitches from Eastern Embroideries, plate 62) with neutral blues greens, and pinkish orange silk, and a little black silk. Faded and worn.

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Gift of Mrs. William Fisher Wharton

Persian, 18th century


53 x 51 cm (20 7/8 x 20 1/16 in.)

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Medium or Technique

Cotton with silk embroidery


Textiles and Fashion Arts