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Field: central floral medallion with radiating straight stalks and fan shaped blossoms enclosed by repeating pairs of jagged leaves which in turn connect to surrounding floral groupings, with similar blossoms which fill the field. Pattern drawn on ground and partly unembroidered. Blues,...

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Credit Line

The Elizabeth Day McCormick Collection

Possibly Persian, 17th–18th century (?)

Object Place

Persia

Accession Number

43.476

Medium or Technique

Silk; embroidery

Collections

Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Textiles