Fragment of ornamental band
Height x width: 17 15/16 x 1 3/4 in. (45.5 x 4.5 cm)
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Ground: dark brown silk weft tied by reddish orange silk warp. Design: poppy plants and small conventionalized clouds (?) woven with gold (gilded silver wound on yellow silk) weft outlined with reddish orange silk warp. Narrow outer borders with reciprocal pattern woven with silver (silver wound on white silk) and gold thread. On each side of the band a little plain reddish orange silk, on the other side a little fringed warp.
Helen and Alice Colburn Fund