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Fragment of ornamental band

Persian
17th–18th century


Dimensions

Height x width: 15 3/4 x 1 9/16 in. (40 x 4 cm)

Accession Number

31.122

Medium or Technique

Silk; brocade

Not On View

Collections

Asia, Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Textiles

Ground: dark brown silk weft tied by light neutral orange silk warp. Design: poppy plants and conventionalized clouds woven with very worn gold (gilded silver wound on yellow silk) weft tied by light neutral orange silk warp. Narrow outer borders with small gold plants. On one side of the band a little plain orange silk (warp twill) on the other side fringed warps.

Credit Line

Helen and Alice Colburn Fund