Brocade

Persian
18th century


Dimensions

Other (length x width: part b): 6.5 x 6.5 cm (2 9/16 x 2 9/16 in.) Other (Length x width: part c): 6.5 x 6 cm (2 9/16 x 2 3/8 in.) Height x width (a): 2 3/4 x 3 1/8 in. (7 x 8 cm)

Accession Number

28.213a-c

Medium or Technique

Silk

Not On View

Collections

Asia, Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Textiles

Ground: yellow silk showing remains of tarnished metal with which it once was wound. Design: small floral sprays woven with violet, reddish orange, and bluish green silk, enclosed in ogival framework woven of white silk.

Credit Line

Gift of Dr. Ananda K. Coomaraswamy