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Fragment of ornamental band

Persian
17th–18th century


Dimensions

Height x width: 1 3/8 x 9 1/4 in. (3.5 x 23.5 cm)

Accession Number

31.90

Medium or Technique

Silk; brocade

Not On View

Collections

Asia, Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Textiles

Ground: worn gold (gilded silver wound on yellow silk) weft, tied by light neutral orange silk warp. Design: (crossing warp diagonally) parrot perched on flowering tree, small gazelle under flowering tree, woven with pin, cream-white, two shades of blue, neutral yellow, neutral violet and bluish green silk weft tied by neutral orange silk warp. On each side of band a little bluish green silk. Selvedge with two cords at one end.

Credit Line

Helen and Alice Colburn Fund