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Fragment of ornamental band

Ground: worn gold (gilded silver wound on yellow silk) weft tied by orange silk warp. Design: (crossing warp diagonally), delicate flowering vine with parrots, woven with two shades of pink light bluish gray, green and two shades of neutral violet silk weft tied by pink silk warp. On each side...

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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