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Fragment of ornamental band

Persian
17th–18th century


Dimensions

Height x width: 1 3/4 x 8 11/16 in. (4.5 x 22 cm)

Accession Number

31.78

Medium or Technique

Silk; brocade

Not On View

Collections

Asia, Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Textiles

Ground: worn silver (silver mound on white silk) weft tied by light neutral orange silk warp. Design: (crossing warp diagonally) flowering plants growing from little hillocks woven with two shades of pink, three shades of neutral violet, green and neutral yellow silk weft tied by light neutral orange silk warp. On each side of band a little plain green silk. Two pieces sewn together.

Credit Line

Helen and Alice Colburn Fund