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Fragment of ornamental band

Ground: worn silver (silver mound on white silk) weft tied by light neutral orange silk warp. Design: (crossing warp diagonally) flowering plants growing from little hillocks woven with two shades of pink, three shades of neutral violet, green and neutral yellow silk weft tied by 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