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Fragment of ornamental band

Persian
17th–18th century


Dimensions

Height x width: 17 15/16 x 1 3/4 in. (45.5 x 4.5 cm)

Accession Number

31.110

Medium or Technique

Silk; brocade

Not On View

Collections

Asia, Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Textiles

Ground: dark brown silk weft tied by reddish orange silk warp. Design: poppy plants and small conventionalized clouds (?) woven with gold (gilded silver wound on yellow silk) weft outlined with reddish orange silk warp. Narrow outer borders with reciprocal pattern woven with silver (silver wound on white silk) and gold thread. On each side of the band a little plain reddish orange silk, on the other side a little fringed warp.

Credit Line

Helen and Alice Colburn Fund