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Fragment of ornamental band

Persian
17th–18th century


Dimensions

Height x width: 17 1/2 x 3 1/8 in. (44.5 x 8 cm)

Accession Number

31.114

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 warp. Design: poppies and morning glories growing from undulating vine, narrow outer borders with small tulips, woven with pink, blue, light green, dark green, and a little neutral yellow silk. On each side of the band a little plain reddish orange silk.

Credit Line

Helen and Alice Colburn Fund