Lampas fragment depicting two standing figures and flowers on a green ground

citation

Historical period(s)
Safavid period, circa 1590-1600
Medium
Satin, opaque watercolor lampas
Dimensions
H x W: 25.2 x 16.2 cm (9 15/16 x 6 3/8 in)
Geography
Iran
Credit Line
Purchase — Smithsonian Unrestricted Trust Funds, Smithsonian Collections Acquisition Program, and Dr. Arthur M. Sackler
Collection
Henri Vever collection
Accession Number
S1986.489
On View Location
Currently not on view
Classification(s)
Costume and Textile
Type

Fragment

Keywords
embroidery, Henri Vever collection, Iran, lampas, painted, Safavid period (1501 - 1722), satin, satin stitch, WWII-era provenance
Provenance
Provenance information is currently unavailable
Previous Owner(s)

Henri Vever 1854 - 1942
Francois Mautin French, born 1907

Collection Area(s)
Arts of the Islamic World
Web Resources
Google Cultural Institute
Rights Statement

Copyright with museum