Piece of brocade

Persian
17th century


Dimensions

107 x 53.5 cm (42 1/8 x 21 1/16 in.)

Accession Number

31.395

Medium or Technique

Silk brocade

Not On View

Collections

Asia, Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Textiles

Ground; pale blue silk. Design: flowering trees growing from small mounds woven (broché) with pink and green silk, in the spaces between small trefoils woven with silver wound on white silk, the silver almost entirely worn off. Worn, faded, and patched. Along one edge irregular fine selvedge with one cord.

Credit Line

Denman Waldo Ross Collection