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Fragment of ornamental band

Ground: worn gold (gilded silver wound on yellow silk) tied by neutral yellow warp. Design: iris and roses on undulating vine, woven with (faded) orange, blue, and green silk weft, tied by neutral yellow silk warp. Very much worn.

Credit Line

Helen and Alice Colburn Fund

Persian, 17th–18th century

Accession Number


Medium or Technique

Silk; brocade


Textiles and Fashion Arts