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Persian
Late 18th–early 19th century


Object Place: Persia

Dimensions

Height x width: 19 7/8 x 2 15/16 in. (50.5 x 7.5 cm)

Accession Number

15.1097

Medium or Technique

Silk; brocaded

Not On View

Collections

Asia, Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Textiles

Silver ground; the design of scrolling stems bearing carnations, iris, open roses and other flowers and leaves, is woven with pale grayish-violet silk. The design of the guard bands consists of open pink flowers connected by a curving stem bearing one leaf. Deep salmon-pink silk on sides. Pieced; very similar in design to 15.1096.

Provenance

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

Credit Line

Denman Waldo Ross Collection