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Fragment

Persian
17th–18th century


Dimensions

Height x width: 14 9/16 x 14 3/16 in. (37 x 36 cm)

Accession Number

31.915

Medium or Technique

Silk; brocade

Not On View

Collections

Asia, Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Textiles

Ground: much worn gold (gilded silver wound on light neutral yellow silk) weft tied by neutral yellow silk warp. Design: parrots on rose bushes, birds with long tails swooping down on rabbits and hawks attacking herons woven with light and dark blue, two shades of pinkish orange, two shades of green silk, and silver wound on white silk. Worn.

Credit Line

H. E. Bolles Fund