Textile fragment with warriers and female captives

Persian
Safavid
mid-16th century


Object Place: Iran

Dimensions

Height x width: 16 15/16 x 13 3/8 in. (43 x 34 cm)

Accession Number

03.685

Medium or Technique

Silk lampas brocaded with silk and metal wrapped thread

Not On View

Collections

Asia, Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Textiles

Red satin ground: the design of rows of men with swords and axes, leading a captive by a rope, and separated by trees, is woven with light yellow, light blue, light green, and black silk. Only part of the design is shown in this piece.

Credit Line

Denman Waldo Ross Collection