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Fragment of ornamental band

Ground: worn gold (gilded silver wound on yellow silk) weft tied by neutral yellow silk warp. Design: rose-bushes alternating with irises, woven with light neutral bluish gray, dark blue, green, and neutral brown silk weft tied by light neutral yellow warp. The flowers are all light neutral...

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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