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Fragment of ornamental band

Ground: worn silver (silver wound on white silk) weft tied by neutral orange warp. Design: (crossing warp diagonally) parrots onsprays of flowers, woven with neutral yellow, faded pinkish orange, green, blue and gray silk weft tied by neutral orange silk warp.

Credit Line

Helen and Alice Colburn Fund

Persian, 17th–18th century

Accession Number


Medium or Technique

Silk; brocade


Textiles and Fashion Arts