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Rectangular panel or cover

Field: three scalloped madallions (one with staggered hemispheres) surrounded by cartouche motifs and smaller medallions. Border: Quatre-foil and cartouche motives repeating alternately. Attached outer-border of red silk bearing a Russian (?) inscription in metallic yarns. Badly worn. Fringe on...

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The Elizabeth Day McCormick Collection

Persian, 18th century

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Silk embroidery on linen ground (interior panel) and silk and metallic embroidery on cotton ground (exterior banding), silk looped fringe, cotton print, and cotton backing


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