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Ground: neutral yellow silk, originally wound with metal, of which a few tarnished pieces remain. Design: conventionalized flowering plants (iris, poppies, roses and tulips) woven with yellowish green (for foliage) pink, pinkish orange, cream and blue silk, framed by pinkish orange ogee. Faded...

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Credit Line

Gift of Edward Jackson Holmes

Persian, 17th–18th century

Dimensions

Height x width: 5 5/16 x 4 1/2 in. (13.5 x 11.5 cm)

Accession Number

30.265

Medium or Technique

Silk; brocade

Collections

Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Textiles