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Fragment of ornamental band

Persian
17th–18th century


Dimensions

Height x width: 1 3/4 x 6 5/16 in. (4.5 x 16 cm)

Accession Number

31.117

Medium or Technique

Silk; brocade

Not On View

Collections

Asia, Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Textiles

Ground: worn silver (silver wound on white silk) weft tied by neutral orange silk warp. Design: (crossing warp diagonally) parrot on flowering plant with finely drawn curving branches woven with green, yellowish green, faded pinkish orange, two shades of neutral violet silk weft, tied by neutral orange silk warp. On each side of band a little plain green silk.

Credit Line

Helen and Alice Colburn Fund