Velvet panel by Unknown Artist

Embroidered with the image of a youth holding a flower in a garden.

Details

Medium:
Velvet
Dimensions:
160 x 76 cm
Art Fund grant:
£250 ( Total: £2,700)
Acquired in:
1923
Vendor:
Schwaiger; Spanish Art Gallery

Ground: cloth of gold; silver thread and silk velvet pile. A border of gold tissue added later.

Provenance

Originallly from the court of Sha Abbas the Great.

Venue details

V&A (Victoria and Albert Museum) Cromwell Road, London London SW7 2RL 020 7942 2000 www.vam.ac.uk

Entry details

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