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Border

Persian


Dimensions

Height x width: 2 9/16 x 12 3/8 in. (6.5 x 31.5 cm)

Accession Number

15.1095

Medium or Technique

Silk; brocade

Not On View

Collections

Asia, Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Textiles

The ground of the main field is gold with a powder of pale pink circles, on this are sprays of roses and buds alternating with sprays of a smaller flower. These flowers are woven with two shades of pink, light yellow-green and dark blue. The guard bands have pink and green buds in profile. Pale pink silk on sides. Pieced.

Provenance

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

Credit Line

Denman Waldo Ross Collection