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Fragment of ornamental band

Persian
17th–18th century


Dimensions

Height x width: 2 3/4 x 10 13/16 in. (7 x 27.5 cm)

Accession Number

31.95

Medium or Technique

Silk; brocade

Not On View

Collections

Asia, Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Textiles

Ground: silver (silver wound on white silk) tied by reddish orange silk. Design: iris, roses, and other flowers growing from an undulating vine, woven with pinkish orange, pale blue, light green, dark green (outlines) silk weft, tied by reddish orange silk warp. On one side a little plain reddish orange silk.

Credit Line

Helen and Alice Colburn Fund