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Field: central cartouche bearing a lion in profile, holding an upraised scimitar, with the sun rising over his back (the Persian royal device). This is within an ogival compartment which extends into a complex arrangement of curving vines with leaves, blossom and birds, filling the field. Triple...

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Credit Line

The Elizabeth Day McCormick Collection

Persian, 17th–18th century(?)

Object Place

Persia

Accession Number

51.2378

Medium or Technique

Silk; embroidery

Collections

Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Textiles