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Fragment of ornamental band

Ground: very worn gold (gilded silver wound on yellow silk) weft, tied by light neutral silk warp, selvedge with two cords on right. Design: undulating vine with flowers woven with pink, reddish violet, blue, and cream white silk.

Credit Line

Helen and Alice Colburn Fund

Persian, 18th century

Accession Number


Medium or Technique

Silk; brocade


Textiles and Fashion Arts