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Piece of brocade

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The ground is gold, the design of a symmetrical, flowering plant growing in a pot, is woven with pink, green, white and black silk. On two sides are floral borders held in by guard bands with a spot design. Irregular in shape.

Credit Line

Denman Waldo Ross Collection

Persian or Indian,


19 x 27 cm (7 1/2 x 10 5/8 in.); Legacy dimension: .27 x .19

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Medium or Technique

Silk; brocade


Textiles and Fashion Arts