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Cover (Iran), 1801–50

This is a Cover. It is dated 1801–50 and we acquired it in 1903. Its medium is cotton foundation, silk embroidery threads and its technique is running stitch embroidery. It is a part of the Textiles department.

This object was donated by Mr. George A. Hearn. It is credited Gift of George Arnold Hearn.

Its dimensions are

H x W: 57 x 63 cm (22 7/16 x 24 13/16 in.)

Cite this object as

Cover (Iran), 1801–50; cotton foundation, silk embroidery threads; H x W: 57 x 63 cm (22 7/16 x 24 13/16 in.); Gift of George Arnold Hearn; 1903-9-19

This object was previously on display as a part of the exhibition The Cooper-Hewitt Collections: A Design Resource.

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