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Piece of brocade

Persian


Dimensions

Height x width: 4 3/4 x 12 in. (12 x 30.5 cm)

Accession Number

16.274

Medium or Technique

Brocade

Not On View

Collections

Asia, Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Textiles

Cloth of gold, much of the gold is gone leaving the yellow foundation threads visible. Across the bottom is a border of flowers of white, dull yellow (faded pink?) green, and dark blue, above this are three groups of blue flowers radiating from a star-like form. These are separated by bands of geometrical ornaments and spandrels filled with flowers–Cut, making the design incomplete.

Provenance

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

Credit Line

Denman Waldo Ross Collection