Textile panel (covering or shawl) - 973.336.30_1_SA

973.336.30_1_SA

Textile panel (covering or shawl)

Medium:Chintz: block-printed cotton tabby
Geography: Eşfahān (Isfahan), Iran
Date: 1800-1899?
Dimensions:
228 x 157 cm
Object number: 973.336.30
Not on view
DescriptionThe square central field has a formalized medallion on a ground filled with scrolling leaf stems and stylized flower heads; conventionalized birds are placed unobrusively among the flowers. This is surrounded by 4 bands of floral meander at the sides and two at the ends. The end panels each contain 5 large floral cones, the so-called Persian pear motif. Amongst these, similar motifs repeat on a reduced size. Inscription not yet deciphered.
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