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Ground; neutral pinkish brown satin. Design: delicate symmetrically conventionalized plants woven with pinkish orange and neutral violet silk (lancé) and worn metal thread (gilded silver wound on yellow silk and silver wound on blue silk), (broché). Selvedge with one cord along one side.

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Denman Waldo Ross Collection

Persian, late 16th–early 17th century


45 x 92 cm (17 11/16 x 36 1/4 in.); Legacy dimension: .92 x .45

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Medium or Technique

Silk; brocade


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