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Medium:
Medium: silk, metal wrapped silk thread Technique: plain weave with complementary wefts and inner warps (taquete)
Dimensions:
Warp x Weft: 50.8 x 33.8 cm (20 x 13 5/16 in.)
Type:
woven textiles
Textile
Made in:
Iran
Date:
19th century
Catalogue Status:
Research in Progress
Description:
Fragment of a pattern featuring courtly entertainment with man seated on throne, two male servants, bowls of fruit or sweetmeats, and a dancer. An interior setting is indicated by pillars and drawn back curtains. Sad colors in roses and blue on what was once a gold background.
Credit Line:
Museum purchase from Friends of the Museum Fund
Accession Number:
1938-26-5
Restrictions & Rights:
CC0
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Cooper Hewitt, Smithsonian Design Museum Collection
Textiles Department
Data Source:
Cooper Hewitt, Smithsonian Design Museum
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/kq41d31e2a4-8cc5-4ef0-aaca-00761615daf3
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:chndm_1938-26-5