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Piece of brocade

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Red silk ground, with a design of small conventionalized parrots in rose bushes woven blue, green, neutral yellow and a little metal thread. Very much worn, full of holes, and pieced.

Credit Line

Gift of Mrs. John L. Batchelder

Persian, 17th century

Dimensions

67 x 67.5 cm (26 3/8 x 26 9/16 in.)

Accession Number

25.616

Medium or Technique

Silk brocade

Collections

Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Textiles