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Drawn-work

Fragment of ornamental band. Ground: cream-white linen, with threads drawn out parallel to band. Design: meander formed by interlocking hooks worked like tapestry with silk (red, pink, blue, and light blue on a neutral ground). Dark and light herring-bone along sides.

Credit Line

Helen and Alice Colburn Fund

Persian, 18th century

Accession Number

31.69

Medium or Technique

Linen and silk; embroidery

Collections

Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Textiles