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Fragment of ornamental band

Ground: worn gold (gilded silver wound on yellow silk) weft tied by neutral orange silk warp. Design (crossing warp diagonally) parrots beside flowering trees, woven with two shades of light yellowish pink, two shades of neutral violet, green and dark blue silk and worn silver (silver wound on...

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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