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Piece of brocade

Persian


Dimensions

Height x width: 14 3/4 x 15 3/4 in. (37.5 x 40 cm)

Accession Number

15.1111

Medium or Technique

Silk; brocade

Not On View

Collections

Asia, Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Textiles

Dark red satin ground, on this are conventional composte plants; from the trunk spring of two opposite slender leaves; crossing them are two stems bearing flower buds?; above is a palmette and below a symmetrical spray of flowers and buds with a pointed serrated leaf in the middle. The design is of yellow and white silk and has a dark green silk outline. Pieced.

Provenance

Purchased by the donor from C. Filippo of Paris and Teheran.

Credit Line

Denman Waldo Ross Collection