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Fragment

Ground: much worn metal (probably silver wound on white silk) weft, tied by light neutral brown silk warp. Design: alternate rows of conventionalized floral vine woven with orange and bluish green silk, and neutral silk probably once wound with gilded silver; and lozenges with five lobed ends...

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Credit Line

Samuel Putnam Avery Fund

Persian, 17th–18th century

Accession Number

31.914

Medium or Technique

Silk; brocade

Collections

Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Textiles