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Fragment of ornamental band

Persian
17th–18th century


Dimensions

Height x width: 1 9/16 x 8 11/16 in. (4 x 22 cm)

Accession Number

31.84

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 neutral orange silk warp. Design (crossing warp diagonally) parrots beside flowering trees, woven with two shades of light yellowish pink, two shades of neutral violet, green and dark blue silk and worn silver (silver wound on white silk) weft tied by neutral orange silk warp. On each side of band a little plain green silk.

Credit Line

Helen and Alice Colburn Fund