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Fragment of ornamental band

Ground: white silk weft twill, tied by a light neutral warp. Design; floral sprays woven with light neutral orange, yellow and bluish green silk weft (the bluish green has almost entirely rotted away) tied by a neutral violet silk warp. On each side of the band is a little plain neutral violet...

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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