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Fragment

Persian
17th–18th century


Dimensions

Height x width: 5 7/8 x 14 9/16 in. (15 x 37 cm)

Accession Number

31.914

Medium or Technique

Silk; brocade

Not On View

Collections

Asia, Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Textiles

Ground: much worn metal (probably silver wound on white silk) weft, tied by light neutral brown silk warp. Design: alternate rows of conventionalized floral vine woven with orange and bluish green silk, and neutral silk probably once wound with gilded silver; and lozenges with five lobed ends woven with neutral brown silk. Very much worn.

Credit Line

Samuel Putnam Avery Fund