Requires Photography

Piece of brocade

Persian
17th century


Dimensions

Height x width: 26 9/16 x 13 3/8 in. (67.5 x 34 cm)

Accession Number

31.396

Medium or Technique

Silk; brocade

Not On View

Collections

Asia, Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Textiles

Ground: neutral pinkish violet ground (pink weft, neutral violet warp). Design: symmetrically conventionalized plants with trefoils between, woven (broché) with worn silver thread (white silk wound with silver) greenish yellow pinkish orange, pink and blue silk. Two pieces sewed together. Stained, faded, and worn. Selvedge along one side with one cord. Like 16.273 returned and T. 146-1919 Victoria and Albert.

Provenance

Like 16.273 returned and T. 146-1919 Victoria and Albert.

Credit Line

Denman Waldo Ross Collection