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Piece of brocade

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Dark green satin ground, the design of rows of pear or palm forms set close together, is woven with yellow silk thread, sparsely wound with gold (silver gilt?).

Credit Line

Denman Waldo Ross Collection

Persian,

Dimensions

99 x 64 cm (39 x 25 3/16 in.)

Accession Number

00.617

Medium or Technique

Silk satin and gold-colored metallic thread brocade

Collections

Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Textiles