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Fragment of ornamental band

Ground: white silk weft twill, tied by very light orange warp. Design: conventionalized flowers growing from interlacing vines, woven with light and dark pink, light and dark green, and yellow silk, weft tied by a neutral orange warp, narrow outer borders small pink and white plants on a dark...

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Credit Line

Helen and Alice Colburn Fund

Persian, 18th–19th century

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Medium or Technique

Silk; brocade


Textiles and Fashion Arts