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Drawn-work

Fragment of ornamental band. Ground: cream-white linen with threads drawn out parallel to band. Design conventionalized rose buds worked like tapestry with silk (pink and white buds, and green leaves on light neutral ground). Orange and yellow herring-bone stitch along sides.

Credit Line

Helen and Alice Colburn Fund

Persian, 18th century

Accession Number

31.68

Medium or Technique

Linen and silk; embroidery

Collections

Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Textiles