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Silver ground; the design of scrolling stems bearing carnations, iris, open roses and other flowers and leaves, is woven with dark blue, bright green and black silk. The grounds of the guard bands are black, the design of open flowers and long curved leaves is silver, salmon-pink and light green.

Provenance

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

Credit Line

Denman Waldo Ross Collection

Persian,

Accession Number

15.1096

Medium or Technique

Silk; brocade

Collections

Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Textiles