Fragments of a border and a scarf

Persian


Dimensions

Height x width (a): 1 3/4 x 18 1/8 in. (4.5 x 46 cm) Height x width (b): 1 15/16 x 17 11/16 in. (5 x 45 cm)

Accession Number

98.977a-b

Medium or Technique

Brocade

Not On View

Collections

Asia, Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Textiles

The ground is woven with pale yellow silk and silver gilt. The design, which consists of conventional roses, fleur-de-lis and large leaves, is woven with silver, gilt white, pink, green and light brown silk. On two sides are narrow borders of flowers and leaves, woven with pink, green and light grown. Much worn.

Credit Line

Denman Waldo Ross Collection