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Dark red satin; the ground is marked off into diamonds by stems and palmettes in each diamond is a symmetrical conventional plant, and inscriptions in Persian or Arabic. At the point of one diamond is the head of a Cherubim and two crosses, worked with gold and silver thread and small...

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Credit Line

Denman Waldo Ross Collection

Persian,

Object Place

Persia

Dimensions

Overall (Overall for a&b): 33.8 x 32.5 cm (13 5/16 x 12 13/16 in.)

Accession Number

17.1609a-b

Medium or Technique

Silk; embroidery

Collections

Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Costumes