Part of a scarf or sash

Persian or Turkish


256 x 28.5 cm (100 13/16 x 11 1/4 in.)

Accession Number


Medium or Technique

Silk brocade

Not On View


Asia, Textiles and Fashion Arts



The ground of the main field is dark blue. This is covered with a powder of gold leaves and oval medallions, enclosing conventional flowers, woven with white, pink, green and gold. On one end is a deep border, the ground of which is gold. The design of conventional plants growing from vases is of pink, white, blue, yellow and green silk, and gold thread. This border is surrounded by narrower floral borders and a narrow floral border runs the whole lenght of one side. On one end is sewed a gold fringe.

Credit Line

Denman Waldo Ross Collection