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textile fragment
  • Persia (present-day Iran)
  • textile fragment, 1800s, Qajar period (1794–1925)
  • Where object was made: Persia (present-day Iran)
  • cotton, ink, paint (dye?)
  • Object Length/Width: 33 x 23 cm
    Object Length/Width: 13 x 9 in
  • Source unknown
  • Not on display
  • 0000.2381

Textile fragment which is printed and painted. It is decorated with "Buta" type floral arrangements in rows. It has crossing lines forming an oblique grid.

Very fine diagonal indentations between the clusters of flowers are stamped into the fabric without color to enhance the textural effect.