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Piece of brocade

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The ground is woven with narrow strips of gold, the design of flying birds, parrots in flowering trees, and one animal devouring another (leopard and gazelle?), is woven with silver and delicate colors.

Credit Line

Denman Waldo Ross Collection

Persian,

Dimensions

Height x width: 4 1/8 x 4 1/2 in. (10.5 x 11.5 cm)

Accession Number

04.105

Medium or Technique

Brocade

Collections

Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Textiles