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Fragment of turban

Persian
17th–18th century


Dimensions

Height x width: 4 15/16 x 15 15/16 in. (12.5 x 40.5 cm)

Accession Number

31.65

Medium or Technique

Silk; brocade

Not On View

Collections

Asia, Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Costumes

Design: alternate stripes of tarnished silver and gold (gilded silver wound on yellow silk, and silver wound on white silk weft, tied by a pink silk warp) ornamented with conventionalized floral bands woven with blue, green, yellow, brown, and pink silk weft tied by pink silk warp.

Credit Line

Helen and Alice Colburn Fund