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Field: six vertically spiralling slim vines with repeating leaves and sprigs. In each corner of the field, angled toward the center, is a buta motif covered with floral designs, smaller butas and drooping leaves. Interior border of alternately repeating simple buta and floral motives. Narrow...

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Credit Line

The Elizabeth Day McCormick Collection

Possibly Persian, 18th–19th century (?)

Object Place

Persia

Accession Number

43.477

Medium or Technique

Silk; embroidery

Collections

Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Textiles