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Dark blue silk ground. Intersecting gold lines detailed with white open flowers divide the surface into diamonds. The centers of the flowers are reddish orange. In each diamond is an open flower surrounded by smaller flowers that grow from a dotted red line. Dark blue and white outlines. Pieced.

Credit Line

Denman Waldo Ross Collection

Persian, 17th century

Dimensions

Height x width: 19 11/16 x 18 1/2 in. (50 x 47 cm)

Accession Number

17.63

Medium or Technique

Silk

Collections

Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Textiles