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Border

The ground is dark-brown silk, on this are round open flowers with two buds and two leaves woven with gold thread, salmon-pink outlines and brown centers. The guard bands have a reciprocal design of white and gold. On the sides is salmon-pink silk.

Provenance

Purchased by the donor of C. Filippo of Paris and Teheran

Credit Line

Denman Waldo Ross Collection

Persian,

Accession Number

15.1099

Medium or Technique

Silk; brocade

Collections

Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Textiles