Piece of brocade

Persian


Object Place: Persia

Dimensions

Height x width: 22 13/16 x 18 1/8 in. (58 x 46 cm)

Accession Number

15.1110

Medium or Technique

Cotton and silk; brocade

Not On View

Collections

Asia, Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Textiles

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.

Provenance

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

Credit Line

Denman Waldo Ross Collection