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Brocade

Ground: yellow silk showing remains of tarnished metal with which it once was wound. Design: small floral sprays woven with violet, reddish orange, and bluish green silk, enclosed in ogival framework woven of white silk.

Credit Line

Gift of Dr. Ananda K. Coomaraswamy

Persian, 18th century

Accession Number

28.213a-c

Medium or Technique

Silk

Collections

Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Textiles