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"Caspian" embroidery. White gauze solidly embroidered with a geometrical design in white, blue, yellow, red, violet, brown, green, and black silk. Bound with a white silk ribbon. "Turkish, Armenian(?), and very good"; W. Valentiner, Metropolitan Museum of Art, N.Y.1908.

Provenance

Given to MFA by James William Paige, 5/1/1891

Credit Line

Gift of James William Paige

Persian or Caucasian, 18th–19th century

Object Place

Iran or Caucasus

Dimensions

60 x 70.8 cm (23 5/8 x 27 7/8 in.)

Accession Number

91.176

Medium or Technique

Cotton with silk embroidery

Collections

Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Textiles