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Fragment of ornamental border

Persian
probably 18th century


Dimensions

Height x width: 6 5/16 x 2 3/16 in. (16 x 5.5 cm)

Accession Number

31.82

Medium or Technique

Silk; brocade

Not On View

Collections

Asia, Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Textiles

Ground: worn metal (probably gilded silver wound on yellow silk) weft tied by light neutral orange warp. Design: conventionalized plants, woven with pinkish orange, light neutral violet, green and dark brown silk weft, tied by light neutral orange warp. Narrow outer borders with spot and leaf pattern. On each side of the band is a little plain orange silk.

Credit Line

Helen and Alice Colburn Fund