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Fragment of ornamental band

Ground: worn silver (silver wound on white silk) weft tied by neutral orange silk warp. Design: conventionalized irises woven with light neutral violet and slightly darker neutral violet silk weft tied by a neutral orange silk warp. Narrow outer borders with floral pattern. On each side of the...

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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