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Piece of brocade

Persian


Dimensions

63 x 101 cm (24 13/16 x 39 3/4 in.); Legacy dimension: 1.01 x .63

Accession Number

23.223

Medium or Technique

Silk; brocade

Not On View

Collections

Asia, Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Textiles

The ground is woven with silk and tarnesh metal thread, with a powder of “palm” or “cone” shapes composed of flowers woven pink, green, and blue silk. A border of “palms” of large size on a ground of worn yellow silk and tarnished metal is sewed around the edge.

Credit Line

Denman Waldo Ross Collection