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Piece of printed silk

Uzbek


Dimensions

145 x 147 cm (57 1/16 x 57 7/8 in.); Legacy dimension: 1.47 x 1.45

Accession Number

16.275

Medium or Technique

Printed resist dyed plain weave silk

Not On View

Collections

Asia, Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Textiles

Printed by the reserve process. The mainfield is dark blue, around the sides is a deep border of “palm” or “cone” forms printed with white, dull red and yellow. Inside the border is a row of separate forms suggesting seed-vessels. Two loom widths of silk.

Provenance

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

Credit Line

Denman Waldo Ross Collection