There are 2 other images of this object. This image is in the public domain (free of copyright restrictions), and as such we offer a high-resolution image of it. See our image rights statement.


See more objects with the color rosybrown indianred wheat indianred or see all the colors for this object.

Object Timeline



  • We acquired this object.



  • You found it!

Textile, Layla and Majnun

This is a Textile. It is dated 16th–17th century and we acquired it in 1902. Its medium is silk, metallic threads and its technique is two intercrossed plain weave structures (double cloth). It is a part of the Textiles department.

This object was donated by John Pierpont Morgan. It is credited Gift of John Pierpont Morgan.

Its dimensions are

H x W: 32.4 x 33 cm (12 3/4 in. x 13 in.)

Cite this object as

Textile, Layla and Majnun; Previously owned by Francisco Miquel y Badia (Spanish, 1840 - 1899); Iran; silk, metallic threads; H x W: 32.4 x 33 cm (12 3/4 in. x 13 in.); Gift of John Pierpont Morgan; 1902-1-379

This image is in the public domain (free of copyright restrictions). You can copy, modify, and distribute this work without contacting the Smithsonian. For more information, visit the Smithsonian’s Terms of Use page.

If you would like to cite this object in a Wikipedia article please use the following template:

<ref name=CH>{{cite web |url= |title=Textile, Layla and Majnun |author=Cooper Hewitt, Smithsonian Design Museum |accessdate=18 January 2022 |publisher=Smithsonian Institution}}</ref>