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Fragment of ornamental band

Ground: worn gold (gilded silver wound on yellow silk) tied by pink silk warp. Design: conventionalized plants, irises etc., and long serrated leaves joined to make undulating line, woven with light neutral violet, darker neutral violet and green silk and worn metal (white silk and yellow silk...

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Credit Line

Helen and Alice Colburn Fund

Persian, 17th–18th century

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Medium or Technique

Silk; brocade


Textiles and Fashion Arts