Fragment with flowering plants

Persian
Safavid Dynasty
17th century


Object Place: Iran

Dimensions

11 x 82 cm (4 5/16 x 32 5/16 in.); Legacy dimension: .82 x .11

Accession Number

24.132

Medium or Technique

Silk and metal-wrapped silk; plain 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 tarnished gold ground is woven with yellow silk, wound with thin gold. The design of semi-symmetrical sprays of convolvulus, is woven with white, light and darker pink, light and darker green silk.

Provenance

Horace G. Tucker Memorial Fund and Seth Augustus Fowle Fund. Ross gift : Jan. 3, 1924. Purchased from Andersen Galleries, March 6, 1924.

Credit Line

Horace G. Tucker Memorial Fund and Seth Augustus Fowle Fund