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Border

The ground is cloth of gold; the design of scrolling stems bearing rosette-like open flowers and iris in profile is woven with pink, light and dark blue and yellowish-green silk and gold. The guard bands are yellow with pink flowers connected by curved green leaves.

Provenance

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

Credit Line

Denman Waldo Ross Collection

Persian,

Accession Number

15.1094

Medium or Technique

Silk; brocade

Collections

Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Textiles