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Fragment

Design: alternates stripes woven with floral vine on silver ground (weft white silk wound with silver tied with orange silk warp) and conventionalized floral pattern woven with silver on a neutral violet ground. The pink of the flowers in broché the green of the leaves is carried through. Worn...

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Provenance

1931, sold by C. Filippo, New York, to the MFA for $150. (Accession Date: October 8, 1931)

Credit Line

Helen and Alice Colburn Fund

Persian, 17th–18th century

Accession Number

31.889

Medium or Technique

Silk; brocade

Collections

Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Textiles