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Large central scalloped medallion containing a pair of confronted peacocks (?) separated by a tree motif. In each corner of the surrounding field is a lion (?), in profile, backed by a rising sun with human features. Border with a cartouche and recurved motif alternately repeating. All highly...

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Credit Line

The Elizabeth Day McCormick Collection

Caucasian or Persian, 18th century (?)

Object Place

The Caucasus or N.W. Persia

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Medium or Technique

Silk; embroidery


Textiles and Fashion Arts