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Fragment

Persian
17th–18th century


Dimensions

Height x width: 10 1/4 x 15 3/8 in. (26 x 39 cm)

Accession Number

31.889

Medium or Technique

Silk; brocade

Not On View

Collections

Asia, Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Textiles

Design: alternates stripes woven with floral vine on silver ground (weft white silk wound with silver tied with orange silk warp) and conventionalized floral pattern woven with silver on a neutral violet ground. The pink of the flowers in broché the green of the leaves is carried through. Worn and patched.

Provenance

1931, sold by C. Filippo, New York, to the MFA for $150. (Accession Date: October 8, 1931)

Credit Line

Helen and Alice Colburn Fund