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Fragment

Persian
18th–19th century


Dimensions

Height x width: 10 7/16 x 7 7/8 in. (26.5 x 20 cm)

Accession Number

19.718

Medium or Technique

Silk; brocade

Not On View

Collections

Asia, Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Textiles

Fragment. Ground: white silk. Design: small conventionalized flowering plants with drooping heads, woven (broché) with worn gold (gilded silver wound on yellow silk) pink, red, green, and dark neutral silk.

Provenance

By 1918, Hervey E. Wetzel (b. 1888 - d. 1918), Boston; 1918, by inheritance from her cousin, Mrs. Albertine W. F. Valentine, Chicago [see note 1]; 1919, gift of Mrs. Albertine W. F. Valentine, residuary legatee under the will of Hervey E. Wetzel, to the MFA. (Accession date: March 31, 1919)

Notes:
[1] See Wetzel's will of November 8, 1918.

Credit Line

Gift of Mrs. Albertine W. F. Valentine, residuary legatee under the will of Hervey E. Wetzel