Fragment with birds on flowering shrubs

Persian
Safavid Dynasty
17th century


Object Place: Iran

Dimensions

103 x 39 cm (40 9/16 x 15 3/8 in.)

Accession Number

08.389

Medium or Technique

Silk and silver colored metal strip-wrapped on silk core, twill weave with continuous and discontinuous supplementary wefts attached in twill order with supplementary warps

Not On View

Collections

Asia, Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Textiles

The ground is of silver; the design, of flowers, trees and birds, is woven with two shades of green, gray, dark blue, rose, brown, and yellow silk and silver gilt. Much pieced.

Provenance

Denman Ross collection. Sept. 10, 1908

Credit Line

Denman Waldo Ross Collection