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Fragment of ornamental band

Ground: worn metal thread (silver wound on white silk) weft, tied by white silk warp. Design: conventionalized plants, woven with pink, neutral pink, green, and yellow silk, narrow outer borders with small pink and dark brown plant forms. On each side of the band a little plain white silk. Two...

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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