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Fragment of ornamental band

Persian
17th–18th century


Dimensions

Height x width: 1 9/16 x 14 15/16 in. (4 x 38 cm)

Accession Number

31.74

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) tied by reddish orange silk warp. Design: (crossing warp diagonally) parrots perched on flowering trees, woven with deep pink, light pink, three shades of neutral violet, and green silk and worn silver (silver wound on white silk) weft tied with reddish orange silk warp. On each side of band a little plain green silk.

Credit Line

Helen and Alice Colburn Fund