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Fragment of ornamental band

Ground: worn silver (silver wound on white silk) weft, tied by neutral orange warp. Design: poppies and morning glories growing from undulating vine, narrow outer borders with small tulips, woven with pink, blue, light green, dark green, and a little neutral yellow silk. On each side of the band...

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Credit Line

Helen and Alice Colburn Fund

Persian, 17th–18th century

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Medium or Technique

Silk; brocade


Textiles and Fashion Arts