Textile fragment with port scenes (?)
Late 16th or early 17th century
Object Place: Iran or India
16 x 14.5 cm (6 5/16 x 5 11/16 in.)
Medium or Technique
Silk and metal-wrapped silk; plain-weave double cloth
Not On View
The pattern (small boats with people in them, ducks, and fish) is reversible, either white and silver on a crimson ground or crimson on a white and silver ground. Chinese influence in drawing of design. Warps: red silk and white silk. Wefts: red silk, white silk, and white silk wound with silver.
H. E. Bolles Fund, Feb. 9, 1939.
H. E. Bolles Fund