The ground is of silver; the design, of flowers, trees and birds, is woven with two shades of green, gray, dark blue, rose, brown, and yellow silk and silver gilt. Much pieced.
Denman Ross collection. Sept. 10, 1908
Denman Waldo Ross Collection
Persian, Safavid Dynasty, 17th century
103 x 39 cm (40 9/16 x 15 3/8 in.)
Medium or Technique
Silk and silver colored metal strip-wrapped on silk core, twill weave with continuous and discontinuous supplementary wefts attached in twill order with supplementary warps