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White silk on a white cotton ground. A pointed archway beneath which is a cartouche, containing an inscription, flanked by leaf sprays. Beneath this is a pair of geometric tree motifs in drawnwork. All within a rectangular border surrounded by simple geometric tree and Shiite motifs. Random...

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Credit Line

The Elizabeth Day McCormick Collection

Afghan or Persian, 19th century

Object Place

(Kandahar), Afganistan or Persia

Accession Number

43.452

Medium or Technique

Silk; embroidery

Collections

Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Textiles