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Fragment of ornamental band

Ground: gray silk weft tied by neutral orange silk warp. Design: roses, iris, and fish resembling leaves woven with reddish orange, pale blue, green, and light neutral yellow silk weft tied by neutral orange warp. On each side of band a little plain neutral orange silk.

Credit Line

Helen and Alice Colburn Fund

Persian, 18th–19th century

Accession Number


Medium or Technique

Silk; brocade


Textiles and Fashion Arts