Piece of brocade
Object Place: Persia
Height x width: 22 7/16 x 16 5/16 in. (57 x 41.5 cm)
Medium or Technique
Not On View
Ground: very much worn metal (gilded silver wound on yellow silk) weft, tied by neutral orange silk warp. Design: all-over ogee framing rose bush woven with pinkish orange, yellow, and light gray silk, the ogee originally woven with silver wound on white silk, now almost entirely disappeared showing warp and black outline. Very much worn, made up of small pieces.
Purchased by the MFA, October 8, 1931
Seth K. Sweetser Fund