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Piece of brocade

Persian
17th century


Object Place: Isfahan, Persia

Dimensions

Height x width: 12 5/8 x 3 15/16 in. (32 x 10 cm)

Accession Number

56.471

Medium or Technique

Brocade, taffeta

Not On View

Collections

Asia, Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Textiles

Rectangular piece. Yellow-green taffeta ground with brocaded pattern. Rows of single gold and orange leaves separated by narrow silver stripes. Metal threads much worn. Slits occur at edges of some leaves.

Credit Line

Gift of Mrs. Edwin Jackson Holmes