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Rashit cover, inlaid and embroidered

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Wool inlaid with wool. Central medallion heavilly embroidered with silk yarns largely with chain and buttonhole stitch. Central circular design of overlapping tri-lobed arches filled with roses and other floral motifs; side borders with additional stylized floral motifs. Long fringes of twisted...

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Provenance

The Elizabeth Day McCormick Collection, Dec. 14, 1951.

Credit Line

The Elizabeth Day McCormick Collection

Persian, Qajar Dynasty, 19th century

Object Place

Northwestern Iran (Rasht)

Dimensions

150 x 150 cm (59 1/16 x 59 1/16 in.)

Accession Number

51.2808

Medium or Technique

Wool flannel ground inlaid with wool, and silk chain and buttonhole stitch embroidery

Collections

Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Textiles