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Length of fabric with overall pattern of flowers against a ground of cloth-of-silver (a twill ground of cream-colored yarn with weft yarns wrapped in silver); pink and green flowers (perhaps poppies) appear in staggered rows; each flower consists of a single blossom seen in profile and a small...

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Provenance

By 1968, John Goelet, New York, NY; 1968, gift of Goelet to the MFA. (Accession Date: March 13, 1968)

Credit Line

Gift of John Goelet

Iranian, 1650–1700

Object Place

India

Dimensions

57 x 72 cm (22 7/16 x 28 3/8 in.)

Accession Number

68.96

Medium or Technique

Silk twill-weave ground with polychrome silk and silver metallic thread discontinuous supplementary patterning wefts

Collections

Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Textiles