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The ground is woven with white and silver. The design of rows of conventional plants and flying insects, is woven with pink, green and silver. Pieced.

Credit Line

Denman Waldo Ross Collection

Persian, Safavid Dynasty, 17th century

Object Place

Iran

Dimensions

Height x width: 13 3/16 x 6 1/2 in. (33.5 x 16.5 cm)

Accession Number

98.965

Medium or Technique

Silk and metal-wrapped silk; plainweave triple cloth

Collections

Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Textiles