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Piece of brocade

Persian
17th century


Dimensions

Legacy dimension: a. .645 x .635 b. .645 x .545

Accession Number

16.284

Medium or Technique

Brocade

Not On View

Collections

Asia, Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Textiles

Silver ground woven with fine silver wire; on this are rows of flowering plants growing from mounds, in front of the plants are trunks of trees with birds on them. The design is woven with green, pink, yellow, and dark blue silk.

Provenance

Purchased by the donor of C. Filippo of Paris and Teheran.

Credit Line

Denman Waldo Ross Collection