Piece of brocade
Object Place: Persia
Height x width: 22 13/16 x 18 1/8 in. (58 x 46 cm)
Medium or Technique
Cotton and silk; brocade
Not On View
Dark blue satin ground, the design of an ogival framework with open rosette-like flowers enclosing a palmette-like form and smaller forms, is woven with brownish-red and light green silk, and tarnished silver thread. Lined with red printed cotton, on which are palm leaves? etc. in white and two shades of brown. Faced with light blue satin. Very similar to 15.1117.
Purchased by the donor of C. Filippo of Paris and Teheran.
Denman Waldo Ross Collection