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Piece of velvet

Persian
18th–19th century


Object Place: Kashan, Persia

Dimensions

Overall: 12 x 18 cm (4 3/4 x 7 1/16 in.)

Accession Number

56.472

Medium or Technique

Velvet, Ikat

Not On View

Collections

Asia, Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Textiles

Rectangular piece. Narrow, mottled yellow and orange stripes alternating with wider stripes composed of stepped chevrons in red blue, orange, yellow, green and violet. Pattern produced by dyed warps. Partial selvedge at right. Pile somewhat worn near selvedge.

Credit Line

Gift of Mrs. Edwin Jackson Holmes