Qajar Embroidered Velvet Cover

Embroidered Velvet Cover

This embroidered velvet cover was made in Persia in the 19th century. The velvet is embroidered with metallic thread. The center medallion features a lion with the sun rising behind him, which was the emblem of the Qajar dynasty which ruled Persia from 1794 through 1925. It is surrounded with a field of meandering vines with flowers and birds, with a similarly decorated triple border.

Circa: 19th century

Origin: Persia

Material: Velvet with metallic thread embroidery

Condition: Velvet distressed, some embroidery missing, frayed, cardboard foundation under embroidery exposed at places, warped, fair

Dimensions: 50" x 36"

Inventory number: TX3809

$2,400

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