The tarnished gold ground is woven with yellow silk, wound with thin gold. The design of semi-symmetrical sprays of convolvulus, is woven with white, light and darker pink, light and darker green silk.
Horace G. Tucker Memorial Fund and Seth Augustus Fowle Fund. Ross gift : Jan. 3, 1924. Purchased from Andersen Galleries, March 6, 1924.
Horace G. Tucker Memorial Fund and Seth Augustus Fowle Fund
Persian, Safavid Dynasty, 17th century
11 x 82 cm (4 5/16 x 32 5/16 in.); Legacy dimension: .82 x .11
Medium or Technique
Silk and metal-wrapped silk; plain weave with continuous and discontinuous supplementary wefts attached in twill order with supplementary warps