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Fragment of ornamental band

Ground: worn gold (gilded silver wound on yellow silk) weft tied by reddish orange silk warp. Design: roses woven with pink, yellowish green, and dark bluish green silk weft tied by reddish orange silk warp. Narrow outer border with small tulips on an undulating vine. On each side of the band a...

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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