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Fragment of ornamental band

Persian
18th–19th century


Dimensions

Height x width: 19 11/16 x 1 3/4 in. (50 x 4.5 cm)

Accession Number

31.118

Medium or Technique

Silk; brocade

Not On View

Collections

Asia, Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Textiles

Ground: white silk weft (twill) tied by white silk warp. Design: conventionalized flowers woven with pink, light green, and green silk weft (twill) tied by yellowish orange silk warp. Narrow outer borders with small conventionalized plants on dark brown ground. On each side of the band a little plain reddish orange silk.

Credit Line

Helen and Alice Colburn Fund