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Fragment of ornamental band

Persian
18th–19th century


Dimensions

Height x width: 12 3/8 x 1 3/4 in. (31.5 x 4.5 cm)

Accession Number

31.91

Medium or Technique

Silk; brocade

Not On View

Collections

Asia, Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Textiles

Ground: white silk weft twill, tied by a light neutral warp. Design; floral sprays woven with light neutral orange, yellow and bluish green silk weft (the bluish green has almost entirely rotted away) tied by a neutral violet silk warp. On each side of the band is a little plain neutral violet silk. Two pieces sewed together.

Credit Line

Helen and Alice Colburn Fund