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Panel: embroidery
Date:
ca. 1750–1800
Location:
Not on display
Century:
Media:
Metallic Embroidery On Cotton.
Dimensions:
127 x 71.1 cm (50 x 28 in.)
Object Type:
Country:
Continent:
Asia
Accession Number:
1983.78.2
Acquisition Date:
1984-01-05
Credit Line:

Gift of Mrs. Walter Harcourt in memory of her father, Mr. George Zamaria

Many symbols worked in flat and core spun metal threads. Embroidered, not couched onto twill weave ground. Threads worked in diamond pattern. A deep 'V' defines the center field, with a balanced design of horses, birds, cartouche, trees and symbolic suns.Bordered with bands of herringbone couched metal threads. The center field ground is dark blue, backed with a woven cotton plaid. The whole panel is edged with the remains of a blue border. Noted as an unusual piece.

Contemporaneous Works “Art from the same century and country”

No contemporaneous works available.