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Piece of brocade

Persian


Dimensions

Height x width (a): 7 1/2 x 6 5/16 in. (19 x 16 cm) Height x width (b): 5 1/2 x 7 1/2 in. (14 x 19 cm)

Accession Number

04.1682

Medium or Technique

Brocade

Not On View

Collections

Asia, Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Textiles

Woven with dark red, blue and light yellow-green silk and gold thread. The design consists of flowers enclosed by a curving band bearing an Arabic inscription. Much worn, so small that the design is only suggested.

Credit Line

Denman Waldo Ross Collection