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Piece of brocade

Persian


Dimensions

Height x width: 9 7/16 x 15 15/16 in. (24 x 40.5 cm)

Accession Number

16.268

Medium or Technique

Brocade

Not On View

Collections

Asia, Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Textiles

Cloth of gold on which are two flowering trees, on which birds are lighting, three birds are flying toward the trees and at their bases are deer and rabbits. The design is woven with silver, dull pinks, blues, browns, and green. The border of flowers and birds which is sewed around the piece is also cloth of gold and is woven with bright pink, green, brown and silver.

Provenance

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

Credit Line

Denman Waldo Ross Collection