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Fragment of ornamental band

Ground: dark brown silk weft tied by light neutral orange silk warp. Design: poppy plants and conventionalized clouds woven with very worn gold (gilded silver wound on yellow silk) weft tied by light neutral orange silk warp. Narrow outer borders with small gold plants. On one side of the band a...

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Credit Line

Helen and Alice Colburn Fund

Persian, 17th–18th century

Accession Number

31.122

Medium or Technique

Silk; brocade

Collections

Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Textiles