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Textile fragment with falconer and servant

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Falconer and his servant.


Said to come from the Monastery of Great Lavra, Mount Athos, Greece [see note 1]. 1931, Städtisches Kunstmuseum, Düsseldorf. By 1934, Dr. H. Burg, Haarlem, the Netherlands; 1935, sold by Dr. H. Burg to the MFA. (Accession Date: March 7, 1935) NOTES: [1] Catalogue of the International Exhibition of Persian Art (exh. cat. Royal Academy of Arts, London, January 7 - February 28, 1931), cat. no. 390.

Credit Line

1931 Purchase Fund

Persian, Safavid Dynasty, mid-16th century

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24.5 x 34 cm (9 5/8 x 13 3/8 in.)

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Medium or Technique

Silk and metal-wrapped silk; cut-and-voided velvet, brocaded


Textiles and Fashion Arts