Late 18th or first half of the 19th century
Object Place: Iran
55.2 x 168.9 cm (21.75 x 66.50 in.)
Medium or Technique
Silk, metal-wrapped silk, and cotton; plain weave with complementary wefts and inner warps (taqueté), with printed cotton lining
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Woman’s jacket. Ground: light neutral yellow silk weft, originally wound with metal, tied by fine neutral yellow silk warp. Design: sprays of flowers in small ogee framework, woven with pink, blue, and green silk weft.
Gift of Mrs. Edward Jackson Holmes to MFA, March 5, 1936.
Gift of Mrs. Edward Jackson Holmes