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Square panel

Constructed from "Polish sash" fragments. Field divided into narrow bands bearing alternately two motives: an undulating slim leafy stalk with alternately overturned blossoms; a repeating buta-like motif flanked by a pair of leafy branches. Bordered by a narrow band of repeating blossom...

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The Elizabeth Day McCormick Collection

Possibly Persian, 18th–19th century

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Silk; Compound woven


Textiles and Fashion Arts