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Medium:
Medium: wool Technique: tapestry weave
Dimensions:
H x W: 87 × 129 cm (34 1/4 × 50 13/16 in.)
Type:
woven textiles
Textile
Made in:
Netherlands
Date:
late 17th century
Catalogue Status:
Research in Progress
Description:
Oval fragment representing "Asia" shows a seated man in a turban and loose robe. Behind him is blue fringed tent panel and two camels. He carries a scepter and a sword rests near his feet. In shades of red, blue, brown and off-white. Probably a detail from a table cover.
Credit Line:
Gift of the Estate of James Hazen Hyde
Accession Number:
1960-1-14-a
Restrictions & Rights:
CC0
See more items in:
Cooper Hewitt, Smithsonian Design Museum Collection
Textiles Department
Data Source:
Cooper Hewitt, Smithsonian Design Museum
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/kq4cbaad61a-4e13-4f64-b4e4-3ab099f53ad4
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:chndm_1960-1-14-a