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Embroidery

White cotton entirely covered by colored silk embroidery. The ground is worked with black silk; on this are large red leaf-like forms, detailed with light and dark blue, pale yellow and black. The yellow border has a design of kaleidoscopic forms in dark blue, red, white and black.

Provenance

Purchased by the donor of C. Filippo of Paris and Teheran.

Credit Line

Denman Waldo Ross Collection

Persian, 16th century

Accession Number

16.280

Medium or Technique

Cotton and silk; embroidery

Collections

Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Textiles