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Fragment of ornamental band

Ground: worn gold (gilded silver wound on yellow silk) weft tied by neutral yellow silk warp. Designs: rose bushes alternating with irises, woven with light neutral, bluish gray, dark blue, green and neutral brown silk weft tied by light neutral yellow warp. The flowers are all light neutral...

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Credit Line

Helen and Alice Colburn Fund

Persian, 17th–18th century

Accession Number

31.108

Medium or Technique

Silk; brocade

Collections

Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Textiles