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Fragment of ornamental band

Ground: dark brown silk weft tied by reddish orange silk warp. Design: poppy plants and small conventionalized clouds (?) woven with gold (gilded silver wound on yellow silk) weft outlined with reddish orange silk warp. Narrow outer borders with reciprocal pattern woven with silver (silver wound...

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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