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Fragment

Ground: linen completely covered. Design: conventionalized leaves and flowers worked with reddish orange, light reddish orange, blue green and yellow and a little black silk in satin-stitch on a worn gold ground, gilded silver wound on yellow silk, couched with neutral yellow silk.

Credit Line

Helen and Alice Colburn Fund

Persian, 18th century

Accession Number

31.62

Medium or Technique

Linen and silk; embroidery

Collections

Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Textiles