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Fragment of ornamental band

Ground: very worn gold (gilded silver wound on yellow silk) weft tied by yellowish orange silk warp. Design: parrots on single flowers, woven with yellowish orange, reddish orange, and green silk weft, tied by yellowish silk warp. Narrow outer borders with floral pattern. One each side of the...

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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