Piece of brocade

Persian or Turkish


Dimensions

91 x 71.3 cm (35 13/16 x 28 1/16 in.)

Accession Number

97.479

Medium or Technique

Silk brocade

Not On View

Collections

Asia, Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Textiles

Dark blue satin ground. The design consists of an ogival framework made of leaves and flowers and enclosing symmetrically arranged bunches of flowers. It is woven with bright orange red, yellow, bright green, white and deep red silk. Faded and pieced.

Credit Line

Denman Waldo Ross Collection