Textile

Persian
17th–18th century


Dimensions

Height x width: 26 3/4 x 6 11/16 in. (68 x 17 cm)

Accession Number

30.264

Medium or Technique

Silk; brocade

Not On View

Collections

Asia, Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Textiles

Ground: reddish orange silk, fine cord formed by heavier weft, covered by warp. Design: rows of conventionalized drooping plants, woven with colored silk; plants with brown and white flowers alternate with those with blue and white flowers, bluish green foliage; framed by hexagonal compartments formed by lines pressed into silk. Faded, torn and stained.

Credit Line

Gift of Edward Jackson Holmes