User Menu

MFA for Educators

Engage your students with the collections of the Museum of Fine Arts, Boston, to illustrate themes and concepts in any discipline.

Fragment of an ornamental band

Ground: worn gold (gilded silver wound on yellow silk) weft, tied by neutral orange warp. Design: roses (?) and irises growing from undulating vine, woven with pink, light neutral pink, light green, dark green, light, dark, and medium blue silk weft tied by neutral orange warp. Along one side...

Show Full Description

Credit Line

Helen and Alice Colburn Fund

Persian, 17th–18th century

Accession Number


Medium or Technique

Silk; brocade


Textiles and Fashion Arts