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Fragment of ornamental band

Ground: very worn gold (gilded silver wound on yellow silk) tied with faded neutral silk warp. Design (crossing warp diagonally small animal with horns among flowering trees woven with light pinkish orange, very light pink, blue, green and neutral violet silk and worn silver (silver wound on...

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Credit Line

Helen and Alice Colburn Fund

Persian, 17th–18th century

Accession Number

31.80

Medium or Technique

Silk; brocade

Collections

Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Textiles