Mar 29, 2006

Fragment

Fragment

before 1952

Silk: compound tabby

Overall: 43.8 x 36.8 cm (17 1/4 x 14 1/2 in.)

Purchase from the J. H. Wade Fund 1952.83

Location

Description

Large roundels with pearl borders enclose eight palmette trees radiating from a central abstract floral motif. The large roundels are linked to each other along their vertical and horizontal axes by small roundels, also having pearl borders, that enclose a square and four crescents. Between these links, the large roundels are interrupted by small roundels enclosing single recumbent ibexes. The pattern, which is completely reversible, appears in tan on a dark blue background, or vice versa.

See also
Collection: 
T - Islamic
Department: 
Textiles
Type of artwork: 
Textile

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