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Embroidered cover

Cover made from fragments. Irregular central medallion, with a floral motif, surrounded by four cartouches. An eight-pointed medallion repeating in each corner with a figure on horseback and floral designs. Winged figures, full and partial, appear near the edges of the field. Border with a...

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Credit Line

The Elizabeth Day McCormick Collection

N.W. Persian or Daghestan (?), 17th–18th century (?)

Object Place

Persia (Northwest) or Daghestan ?

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Medium or Technique

Embroidered cotton


Textiles and Fashion Arts