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Textile fragment with gold disks

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Triangle-shaped fragment of cut and voided red velvet patterned with supplementary gold-metallic patterning wefts with repeating disks

Provenance

1893, gift of Denman Waldo Ross (b. 1835 - d. 1935), Cambridge, MA, to the MFA (Accession Date: September 1, 1893)

Credit Line

Denman Waldo Ross Collection

Mongolian, Ilkhanid Dynasty, 13th–14th century

Object Place

Tabriz or environs, Iran

Dimensions

16 x 12 cm (6 5/16 x 4 3/4 in.)

Accession Number

93.376

Medium or Technique

Silk cut-and-voided velvet with supplementary gold-wrapped silk wefts

Collections

Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Textiles