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mat or table cover fragments (2)
  • Persia (present-day Iran)
  • mat or table cover fragments (2), 1800s
  • Where object was made: Persia (present-day Iran)
  • silk, brocade, cotton, taffeta
  • Object Length/Width: 20 x 19.25 cm
    Object Length/Width: 17 1/2 x 4 in
  • William Bridges Thayer Memorial
  • Not on display
  • 1928.1043.a

Brocaided textile fragments that are decorated with discrete designs of flowering plants in vertical, horizontal & diagonal rows. They are perhaps mats or table covers. They have silk patterning on plain weave cotton ground