Textile fragment with soldiers and female captives

Persian
Safavid Dynasty
mid-16th century


Object Place: Iran

Dimensions

68 x 130 cm (26 3/4 x 51 3/16 in.)

Accession Number

04.1622

Medium or Technique

Silk and metal-wrapped silk; brocaded lampas

Not On View

Collections

Asia, Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Textiles

“Captives and Warriors” with rows of armed men wearing pointed turbans, leading captive women by a rope, woven with light neutral yellow, blue and green silk on a red ground. Like 03.685 (5351).

Provenance

Gift of Denman Waldo Ross, Nov. 3, 1904

Credit Line

Denman Waldo Ross Collection