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The ground of the main field is dark blue. This is covered with a powder of gold leaves and oval medallions, enclosing conventional flowers, woven with white, pink, green and gold. On one end is a deep border, the ground of which is gold. The design of conventional plants growing from vases is...

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Denman Waldo Ross Collection

Persian or Turkish,


256 x 28.5 cm (100 13/16 x 11 1/4 in.)

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Medium or Technique

Silk brocade


Textiles and Fashion Arts