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Repeating scene of a pair of dancing girls before man, wearing a turban and robes, seated on a couch with a hookah; and a musician seated on a cushion. Trees and leafy plants. Red, blue, green and pink silk, plus gold colored wrapped (metallic?) yarns. Good condition. Edged by metallic galloon...

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Credit Line

The Elizabeth Day McCormick Collection

Probably Persian, Late 19th–20th century

Object Place

Persia

Accession Number

51.508

Medium or Technique

Silk; Compound Weaving

Collections

Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Textiles