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Fragment of ornamental band

Ground: very much worn and tarnished silver (silver wound on white silk) weft tied by light pink warp in twill weave. Design: undulating vine bearing various conventionalized flowers woven with pink, blue, and green silk weft in twill weave. Three pieces sewn together.

Credit Line

Helen and Alice Colburn Fund

Persian, 18th–17th century

Accession Number


Medium or Technique

Silk; brocade


Textiles and Fashion Arts