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Piece of brocade

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Dark blue satin ground, the design of an ogival framework with open rosette-like flowers enclosing a palmette-like form and smaller forms, is woven with brownish-red and light green silk, and tarnished silver thread. Lined with red printed cotton, on which are palm leaves? etc. in white and two...

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Provenance

Purchased by the donor of C. Filippo of Paris and Teheran.

Credit Line

Denman Waldo Ross Collection

Persian,

Object Place

Persia

Dimensions

Height x width: 22 13/16 x 18 1/8 in. (58 x 46 cm)

Accession Number

15.1110

Medium or Technique

Cotton and silk; brocade

Collections

Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Textiles