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Ground: reddish orange silk, fine cord formed by heavier weft, covered by warp. Design: rows of conventionalized drooping plants, woven with colored silk; plants with brown and white flowers alternate with those with blue and white flowers, bluish green foliage; framed by hexagonal compartments...

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Credit Line

Gift of Edward Jackson Holmes

Persian, 17th–18th century

Dimensions

Height x width: 26 3/4 x 6 11/16 in. (68 x 17 cm)

Accession Number

30.264

Medium or Technique

Silk; brocade

Collections

Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Textiles