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Textile fragment with warriers and female captives

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Red satin ground: the design of rows of men with swords and axes, leading a captive by a rope, and separated by trees, is woven with light yellow, light blue, light green, and black silk. Only part of the design is shown in this piece.

Credit Line

Denman Waldo Ross Collection

Persian, Safavid, mid-16th century

Object Place

Iran

Dimensions

Height x width: 16 15/16 x 13 3/8 in. (43 x 34 cm)

Accession Number

03.685

Medium or Technique

Silk lampas brocaded with silk and metal wrapped thread

Collections

Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Textiles