late 1800s-early 1900s
Silk: knotted pile
Overall: 61 x 37.5 cm (24 x 14 3/4 in.)
Gift of Milton Girod 1988.243
This rectangular fragment has large spade-shaped palmettes filling each corner. The palmettes bear dark blue and red animals and birds on a cream/ivory background. The central dark blue medallion encloses an irregular, inscription-bearing green square. At the top and bottom center is a smaller inscription-bearing square with date palms extending from cardinal points; vertical palms divide the rectangle, and horizontal palms delineate the start of a new repeat wherein palmettes have dark blue background with cream/ivory animal figures.
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