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Piece of brocade

Persian


Dimensions

Height x width: 7 1/2 x 13 9/16 in. (19 x 34.5 cm)

Accession Number

15.1103

Medium or Technique

Satin brocade

Not On View

Collections

Asia, Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Textiles

The ground was pink satin but is faded to a pinkish-tan; on this are three symmetrical conventional plant forms with circular flowers at the top, at intervals on the ground are small conventional forms. The design is woven with blue, white, green, yellow and violet.

Provenance

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

Credit Line

Denman Waldo Ross Collection