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Fragment of ornamental band

Persian
18th–19th century


Dimensions

Height x width: 8 1/4 x 3 1/8 in. (21 x 8 cm)

Accession Number

31.100

Medium or Technique

Silk; brocade

Not On View

Collections

Asia, Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Textiles

Ground: white silk weft twill, tied by very light orange warp. Design: conventionalized flowers growing from interlacing vines, woven with light and dark pink, light and dark green, and yellow silk, weft tied by a neutral orange warp, narrow outer borders small pink and white plants on a dark brown ground. On each side of the band a little plain reddish orange silk.

Credit Line

Helen and Alice Colburn Fund