India, late 19th century
A Ganesha riding on a Nandi (sacred cow) opposite various Hindu dieties riding on a peacock. Applique and embroidery on felted wool with with a silk tasseled border.
Detail from Peacocks, 1683 by Melchior d’ Hondecoeter
Indian Peacock, a submission (thanks!)
Caged Peacock by Isoda Koryusai (1735-1790)
Eastern Mediterranean, Floor Mosaic with Peacock
tesserae, c. 500-600 (Joseph Kopta)
Plumage by James Jean. Ballpoint Pen on Paper, 10 x 9”, 2010.