Requires Photography

Piece of brocade

Persian or Turkish


Dimensions

Height x width: 4 15/16 x 7 7/8 in. (12.5 x 20 cm)

Accession Number

04.1674

Medium or Technique

Silk; brocade

Not On View

Collections

Asia, Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Textiles

The ground is of red satin. The design, only a part of which is shown, consists of rows of long leaf-like forms, from the joining of which spring conventional flowering plants, and is woven with light brown, light green and bluish green silk, and tarnished metal thread.

Credit Line

Denman Waldo Ross Collection