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Textile fragment with soldiers and male captives

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Light blue satin ground, the design of men, flowers and plants, is woven with clear white, cream white, yellow, green and black silk. Much pieced.

Provenance

Gift of Denman Waldo Ross to MFA, February 11, 1904.

Credit Line

Denman Waldo Ross Collection

Persian, Safavid Dynasty, mid-16th century

Object Place

Iran

Dimensions

52.5 x 51 cm (20 11/16 x 20 1/16 in.)

Accession Number

04.107

Medium or Technique

Silk and metal-wrapped Silk; brocaded lampas

Collections

Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Textiles