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Fragment of ornamental band

Persian
17th–18th century


Dimensions

Height x width: 12 3/8 x 2 3/16 in. (31.5 x 5.5 cm)

Accession Number

31.111

Medium or Technique

Silk; brocade

Not On View

Collections

Asia, Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Textiles

Ground: very worn gold (gilded silver wound on yellow silk) weft tied by yellowish orange silk warp. Design: parrots on single flowers, woven with yellowish orange, reddish orange, and green silk weft, tied by yellowish silk warp. Narrow outer borders with floral pattern. One each side of the band is a little plain orange silk, and fringed warps. Two pieces sewed together.

Credit Line

Helen and Alice Colburn Fund