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Decorative band

Persian
18th century (?)


Object Place: Persia

Dimensions

27 x 156 cm (10 5/8 x 61 7/16 in.)

Accession Number

43.458

Medium or Technique

Silk; embroidery

Not On View

Collections

Asia, Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Textiles

A symmetrical three blossom floral motif repeating within characteristic lobate compartments alternately over-turned. Narrow top and bottom borders with repeating round blossoms joined by a recurved vine motif. Mostly metallic yarns plus green, red, orange and black floss silk yarns almost entirely covering a red silk ground. Metallic yarns tarnished; slightly worn. Lined.

Credit Line

The Elizabeth Day McCormick Collection