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Fragment of ornamental band

Persian
17th–18th century


Dimensions

Height x width: 16 1/8 x 2 15/16 in. (41 x 7.5 cm)

Accession Number

31.109

Medium or Technique

Silk; brocade

Not On View

Collections

Asia, Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Textiles

Ground: worn metal thread (silver wound on white silk) weft, tied by white silk warp. Design: conventionalized plants, woven with pink, neutral pink, green, and yellow silk, narrow outer borders with small pink and dark brown plant forms. On each side of the band a little plain white silk. Two pieces sewed together.

Credit Line

Helen and Alice Colburn Fund