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Panel (one of two)

Repeating scene of two figures in Pesian-style dress. One is bound and led on a rope by the other who wears a scimitar and carries an axe over his shoulder. A tree motif separates each repeating. Background of simple repeating blossoms and leaves. Red, white black and green silk, plus silver...

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The Elizabeth Day McCormick Collection

Probably Persian, Late 19th–20th century

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Silk; compound weaving


Textiles and Fashion Arts