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Brocade cover

Indian or Persian
19th century


Object Place: India or Persia

Dimensions

134.5 x 88 cm (52 15/16 x 34 5/8 in.)

Accession Number

59.985

Medium or Technique

Satin, brocade

Not On View

Collections

Asia, Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Textiles

Rectangular cover, made up of pieces of three different fabrics. All fabrics show broken warp twill on satin silk grounds, brocaded with powder of palmette cones in gold or silver yarn: central section gold on pinkish red; borders silver on ultramarine; corner blocks gold on pinkish red. Lined with red cotton twill bound with lavender and black checked silk. Soiled and worn; brown stains.

Provenance

Transferred from Asiatic Dept. to Textiles.

Credit Line

Gift of High School Scholarship Classes of Fine Arts