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Two fragments of a pair of women's trousers

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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 63) with reddish orange, orange, blue, green and neutral green silk. A narrow border at lower edge....

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Gift of Mrs. William Fisher Wharton, Oct. 8, 1931.

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Gift of Mrs. William Fisher Wharton

Persian, 18th or first half of the 19th century

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53 x 67.9 cm (20 7/8 x 26 3/4 in.)

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Cotton plain weave ground with silk tent stitch embroidery


Textiles and Fashion Arts