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Fragment. Ground: double cloth green on face, pinkish orange on back. Design: conventionalized elongated lilies woven (broché) with worn gold thread (gilded silver wound on yellow silk) in marked diagonal with outlines of faded pinkish orange. Made up of many small pieces sewed together.

Credit Line

Denman Waldo Ross Collection

Persian, 16th century

Dimensions

25 x 44.5 cm (9 13/16 x 17 1/2 in.); Legacy dimension: .445 x .25

Accession Number

31.347

Medium or Technique

Silk; Double cloth

Collections

Textiles and Fashion Arts

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Textiles