Piece of velvet
Object Place: Kashan, Persia
Overall: 12 x 18 cm (4 3/4 x 7 1/16 in.)
Medium or Technique
Not On View
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.
Gift of Mrs. Edwin Jackson Holmes