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Ground: much worn gold (gilded silver wound on light neutral yellow silk) weft tied by neutral yellow silk warp. Design: parrots on rose bushes, birds with long tails swooping down on rabbits and hawks attacking herons woven with light and dark blue, two shades of pinkish orange, two shades of...

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Credit Line

H. E. Bolles Fund

Persian, 17th–18th century

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Medium or Technique

Silk; brocade


Textiles and Fashion Arts