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Fragment of an ornamental band

Persian
17th–18th century


Dimensions

Height x width: 11 x 2 3/4 in. (28 x 7 cm)

Accession Number

31.102

Medium or Technique

Silk; brocade

Not On View

Collections

Asia, Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Textiles

Ground: worn gold (gilded silver wound on yellow silk) weft, tied by neutral orange warp. Design: roses (?) and irises growing from undulating vine, woven with pink, light neutral pink, light green, dark green, light, dark, and medium blue silk weft tied by neutral orange warp. Along one side selvedge with one very fine and one heavier cord.

Credit Line

Helen and Alice Colburn Fund