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Ground; pale blue silk. Design: flowering trees growing from small mounds woven (broché) with pink and green silk, in the spaces between small trefoils woven with silver wound on white silk, the silver almost entirely worn off. Worn, faded, and patched. Along one edge irregular fine selvedge...

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Denman Waldo Ross Collection

Persian, 17th century


107 x 53.5 cm (42 1/8 x 21 1/16 in.)

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Silk brocade


Textiles and Fashion Arts