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Fragment of ornamental band

Persian
17th–18th century


Dimensions

18.6 x 3.5 cm (7 5/16 x 1 3/8 in.); Legacy dimension: .035 x .186

Accession Number

31.80

Medium or Technique

Silk; brocade

Not On View

Collections

Asia, Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Textiles

Ground: very worn gold (gilded silver wound on yellow silk) tied with faded neutral silk warp. Design (crossing warp diagonally small animal with horns among flowering trees woven with light pinkish orange, very light pink, blue, green and neutral violet silk and worn silver (silver wound on white silk) weft tied with faded neutral silk warp. On each side of band a little plain green silk and frayed orange warps.

Credit Line

Helen and Alice Colburn Fund