Circa: Mid – 19th or earlier
Size: 5 ½ ″ X 5 ½ ″ – / 14 cm X 14 cm /, 3″ / 8 cm / long silk hanging cords
ISFAHAN Metallic ceremonial offering piece. Tradition still survives in Persia for offerings sweets and candies in national holidays and ceremonial times. These ceremonial offering pieces are in different sizes and shapes. Traditional Safavid like floral embroidery on fine silk with gold and silver washed metallic yarns. All edges framed with an extreme fine hand loomed metallic band. Lined with apricot shade color fine silk. Fairly in great condition.