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Hanging

Hanging or cover. Mihrab containing a large floral bouquet in a vase; repeating flower motifs in the spandrels. Bordered by similar floral motives. Patchwork arrangement of embroidered polychrome pieces of wool cloth. Upper area of mihrab with maroon silk velvet ground. Poor condition. Lined.

Credit Line

The Elizabeth Day McCormick Collection

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

Object Place

Probably Persia

Accession Number

52.462

Medium or Technique

Embroidery

Collections

Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Textiles