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Fragment of ornamental band

Persian
17th–18th century


Dimensions

Height x width: 1 15/16 x 9 7/16 in. (5 x 24 cm)

Accession Number

31.112

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 pinkish orange silk warp. Design: (crossing warp diagonally) parrots perched on flowering trees woven with two shades of light pinkish orange, three shades of neutral violet, yellow and green silk and worn silver (silver wound on white silk) weft, tied by pinkish orange warp. On each side of band a little plain green silk and fringed warps.

Credit Line

Helen and Alice Colburn Fund