Fragments of a sash
Persian or Polish
Object Place: Persia or Poland
26.7 x 199 cm (10 1/2 x 78 3/8 in.)
Medium or Technique
Not On View
Fragments of a sash, mounted as complete sash. Pinkish-orange tabby-woven silk ground, brocaded with gold and silver yarns and yellow-green, pale blue, and black silk yarns. Field shows narrow bars of orange alternating with slightly wider bars of silver carrying blossoms on undulating ribbon. One long border shows sprig repeated on silver ground. At each end, a compartment showing paired bouquets. Faded, worn, and pieced; lined with lavender silk taffeta.
Gift of High School Scholarship Classes of Fine Arts