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Border

Persian


Dimensions

Height x width: 1 15/16 x 12 5/8 in. (5 x 32 cm)

Accession Number

15.1100

Medium or Technique

Brocade

Not On View

Collections

Asia, Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Textiles

The ground is gold, on this are rose bushes? with two flowers and a bud, and iris plants with two flowers and leaves. The flowers are light blue-gray, the leaves are bright green, both are outlined with dark blue. The grounds of the guard bands are dark brown, on these are undulating stems bearing flowers and leaves woven with reddish-orange, gold and green.

Provenance

Purchased by the donor of C. Filippo of Paris and Teheran

Credit Line

Denman Waldo Ross Collection