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Fragment of ornamental band

Persian
17th–18th century


Dimensions

Height x width: 1 9/16 x 18 5/16 in. (4 x 46.5 cm)

Accession Number

31.87

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 orange silk warp. Design: (crossing warp diagonally), delicate flowering vine with parrots, woven with two shades of pink light bluish gray, green and two shades of neutral violet silk weft tied by pink silk warp. On each side of band a little plain green silk and fringed warp threads. Two pieces sewed together.

Credit Line

Helen and Alice Colburn Fund