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Ground: red silk. Design: conventionalized leaves woven (broché) with light neutral yellow silk with a little blue silk, framed in rectangular lattice woven with blue, yellow, and green silk. Selvedge on one side. Worn and torn.

Provenance

Transferred from Asiatic Dept. to Textiles.

Credit Line

Gift of Dr. Ananda K. Coomaraswamy

Persian (?), 18th–19th century

Dimensions

Height x width: 4 3/4 x 2 3/4 in. (12 x 7 cm)

Accession Number

31.683

Medium or Technique

Silk; brocade

Collections

Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Textiles