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Piece of brocade

Persian


Dimensions

Height x width (a): 15 3/8 x 3 3/8 in. (39 x 8.5 cm) Height x width (b): 5 11/16 x 3 3/8 in. (14.5 x 8.5 cm)

Accession Number

15.1118a-b

Medium or Technique

Silk; brocade

Not On View

Collections

Asia, Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Textiles

Gray-blue satin ground, the design of an ogvial framework detailed with round spots, circles and flowers in profile and open, and enclosing palmette-like forms, is woven with bright red, light green, and white silk and tarnished metal thread. Pieced very like 15.1110 and 15.1117.

Provenance

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

Credit Line

Denman Waldo Ross Collection