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Piece of brocade

Persian


Dimensions

16 x 16.5 cm (6 5/16 x 6 1/2 in.); Legacy dimension: .165 x .16

Accession Number

15.1105

Medium or Technique

Brocade

Not On View

Collections

Asia, Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Textiles

The ground is of cloth of gold and is divided into diamonds by dentated leaves. In the middle of each diamond is an open flower and radiating flowers and leaves. The colors are pink, gray, pale violet, green and dark brown.

Provenance

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

Credit Line

Denman Waldo Ross Collection