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Fragment of ornamental band

Persian
17th–18th century


Dimensions

Height x width: 5 1/2 x 2 3/4 in. (14 x 7 cm)

Accession Number

31.79

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 reddish orange silk warp. Design: roses woven with pink, yellowish green, and dark bluish green silk weft tied by reddish orange silk warp. Narrow outer border with small tulips on an undulating vine. On each side of the band a little plain reddish orange silk.

Credit Line

Helen and Alice Colburn Fund