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Fragment of ornamental band

Ground: white silk weft (twill) tied by white silk warp. Design: conventionalized flowers woven with pink, light green, and green silk weft (twill) tied by yellowish orange silk warp. Narrow outer borders with small conventionalized plants on dark brown ground. On each side of the band a little...

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Credit Line

Helen and Alice Colburn Fund

Persian, 18th–19th century

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Medium or Technique

Silk; brocade


Textiles and Fashion Arts