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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.

Provenance

Horace G. Tucker Memorial Fund and Seth Augustus Fowle Fund. Ross gift : Jan. 3, 1924. Purchased from Andersen Galleries, March 6, 1924.

Credit Line

Horace G. Tucker Memorial Fund and Seth Augustus Fowle Fund

Persian, Safavid Dynasty, 17th century

Object Place

Iran

Dimensions

11 x 82 cm (4 5/16 x 32 5/16 in.); Legacy dimension: .82 x .11

Accession Number

24.132

Medium or Technique

Silk and metal-wrapped silk; plain weave with continuous and discontinuous supplementary wefts attached in twill order with supplementary warps

Collections

Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Textiles