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Square panel

Central blossom motif, with stylized straight sprigs radiating from it, within a spiked medallion having stylized leaf and blossom motives on its points. Border with a repeating blossom and leaf motif. Polychrome silk and metallic yarns on a green silk satin weave ground. Ground badly worn in...

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Credit Line

The Elizabeth Day McCormick Collection

Persian (?), 18th–19th century (?)

Object Place

Persia (?)

Accession Number


Medium or Technique

Silk; embroidery


Textiles and Fashion Arts