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Fragment of ornamental band

Ground: worn silver (silver wound on white silk) weft, tied by reddish orange silk warp. Design: roses, open and in bud woven with blue, dark blue (outlines) and green (leaves) silk weft. Two pieces sewed together.

Credit Line

Helen and Alice Colburn Fund

Persian, 17th–18th century

Accession Number


Medium or Technique

Silk; brocade


Textiles and Fashion Arts