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Fragment of ornamental band

Persian
18th–17th century


Dimensions

Height x width: 8 7/8 x 2 15/16 in. (22.5 x 7.5 cm)

Accession Number

31.85

Medium or Technique

Silk; brocade

Not On View

Collections

Asia, Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Textiles

Ground: very much worn and tarnished silver (silver wound on white silk) weft tied by light pink warp in twill weave. Design: undulating vine bearing various conventionalized flowers woven with pink, blue, and green silk weft in twill weave. Three pieces sewn together.

Credit Line

Helen and Alice Colburn Fund