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Fragment

The design of scales is woven with yellow silk wound with narrow strips of tarnished metal and outlined with red silk. The piece is made up of fragments sewed together which include fragments of a floral border design, very much faded, separated into 6 frags.

Provenance

Transferred from Asiatic Dept. to Textiles.

Credit Line

Denman Waldo Ross Collection

Indian or Persian,

Accession Number

24.406a-f

Medium or Technique

Silk; brocade

Collections

Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Textiles