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Fragment of ornamental band

Persian
17th–18th century


Dimensions

Height x width: 1 15/16 x 5 5/16 in. (5 x 13.5 cm)

Accession Number

31.75

Medium or Technique

Brocade

Not On View

Collections

Asia, Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Textiles

Ground: worn gold (gilded silver wound on yellow silk) tied by reddish orange silk warp. Design: roses and iris growing from undulating vine woven with reddish orange, green, neutral violet and dark blue (outline) silk weft, tied by reddish orange silk warp. On each side of band a little plain reddish orange silk.

Credit Line

Helen and Alice Colburn Fund