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Fragment of ornamental band

Ground: worn silver (silver wound on white silk) weft tied by neutral orange silk warp. Design: (crossing warp diagonally) parrot on flowering plant with finely drawn curving branches woven with green, yellowish green, faded pinkish orange, two shades of neutral violet silk weft, tied by neutral...

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Credit Line

Helen and Alice Colburn Fund

Persian, 17th–18th century

Accession Number

31.117

Medium or Technique

Silk; brocade

Collections

Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Textiles