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Fragment

Persian
18th century


Dimensions

Height x width (a): 12 x 2 3/4 in. (30.5 x 7 cm) Height x width (b): 15 x 2 1/2 in. (38.1 x 6.4 cm) Height x width (c): 3 x 8 1/2 in. (7.6 x 21.6 cm)

Accession Number

28.214a-c

Medium or Technique

Silk; velvet

Not On View

Collections

Asia, Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Textiles

Ground: yellow twilled silk, woven with tarnished silver weft (thin flat strips of metal) at intervals. Design: flowering plants woven with red silk pile. Fragments made up of smaller fragments sewed together.

Credit Line

Gift of Dr. Ananda K. Coomaraswamy