Velvet Fragment with Design from Nizami's Khusrau and Shirin

Object Name: Fragment
Date: 16th century
Geography: Iran
Culture: Islamic
Medium: Silk; cut velvet
Dimensions: Textile: L. 15 3/8 in. (39 cm) W. 6 1/2 in. (16.5 cm) Mount: L. 20 in. (50.8 cm) W. 11 1/2 in. (29.2 cm) D. 3/4 in. (1.9 cm) Wt. 4 lbs. (1.8 kg)
Classification: Textiles
Credit Line: Purchase, The Seley Foundation Inc., Schimmel Foundation Inc., Ruth Blumka and Charles D. Kelekian Gifts, and Rogers Fund, 1978
Accession Number: 1978.60

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