Thursday, September 17, 2009

A penny rug - from Tibet !- Well kinda

Ceremonial Hanging or Cover, cover: first third 20th century; textiles: late 19th century
Textile; Ceremonial/Ritual Furnishing, Silk, metallic and peacock feather filament-wrapped threads; embroidery and appliqué, satin-weave damask, and supplementary weft on satin-weave ground, 38 9/16 x 38 9/16 in. (97.8 x 97.8 cm)
Gift of Miss Bella Mabury (M.39.2.63)

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