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Silver ground; the design of scrolling stems bearing carnations, iris, open roses and other flowers and leaves, is woven with pale grayish-violet silk. The design of the guard bands consists of open pink flowers connected by a curving stem bearing one leaf. Deep salmon-pink silk on sides. Pieced; ...

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Provenance

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

Credit Line

Denman Waldo Ross Collection

Persian, Late 18th–early 19th century

Object Place

Persia

Accession Number

15.1097

Medium or Technique

Silk; brocaded

Collections

Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Textiles