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Brocade: Bird and Flower Design

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The ground is woven with narrow strips of gilt metal; on this is an all-over design of an ogival framework made up of leaves and flowers and enclosing a bird on a spray of flowers. Pieced.

Credit Line

Denman Waldo Ross Collection

Persian,

Dimensions

79.5 x 49 cm (31 5/16 x 19 5/16 in.)

Accession Number

00.677

Medium or Technique

Silk and silver and gold-colored metallic thread brocade

Collections

Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Textiles