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Fragment of ornamental band. Ground: cream-colored linen with threads drawn out parallel to band. Design: conventionalized plants worked like free tapestry with silk (pink and white flowers with green leaves on pale neutral yellow ground, on three sides narrow bluish green border with small...

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Credit Line

Helen and Alice Colburn Fund

Persian, 18th century

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Medium or Technique

Linen and silk; embroidery


Textiles and Fashion Arts