Textile

Persian
17th–18th century


Dimensions

Height x width: 5 5/16 x 4 1/2 in. (13.5 x 11.5 cm)

Accession Number

30.265

Medium or Technique

Silk; brocade

Not On View

Collections

Asia, Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Textiles

Ground: neutral yellow silk, originally wound with metal, of which a few tarnished pieces remain. Design: conventionalized flowering plants (iris, poppies, roses and tulips) woven with yellowish green (for foliage) pink, pinkish orange, cream and blue silk, framed by pinkish orange ogee. Faded and worn.

Credit Line

Gift of Edward Jackson Holmes