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White cotton closely embroidered with silk. The ground of the design is black; on this are various geometrical medallions filled with geometrical forms and very conventional trees and animals with two tails. The design is worked with soft yellows and light browns, light blue, light green,...

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Purchased by the donor of C. Filippo of Paris and Teheran.

Credit Line

Denman Waldo Ross Collection

Southern Caucasus or Northwestern Persia, late 18th–19th century


53 x 97 cm (20 7/8 x 38 3/16 in.); Legacy dimension: .97 x .53

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Medium or Technique

Cotton and silk; embroidery: cotton with silk


Textiles and Fashion Arts