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Fragment of ornamental band

Persian
17th–18th century


Dimensions

Height x width: 14 9/16 x 1 15/16 in. (37 x 5 cm)

Accession Number

31.89

Medium or Technique

Silk; brocade

Not On View

Collections

Asia, Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Textiles

Ground: worn silver (silver wound on white silk) weft tied by neutral orange silk warp. Design: conventionalized irises woven with light neutral violet and slightly darker neutral violet silk weft tied by a neutral orange silk warp. Narrow outer borders with floral pattern. On each side of the band is a little plain orange silk.

Credit Line

Helen and Alice Colburn Fund