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Fragment of ornamental band

Ground: worn silver (silver wound on white silk) weft tied by orange silk warp. Design: conventionalized flowers framed with ogee woven with pink, light green, and dark green silk, and gold (gilded silver wound on yellow silk) weft.

Credit Line

Helen and Alice Colburn Fund

Persian, 17th–18th century

Accession Number


Medium or Technique

Silk; brocade


Textiles and Fashion Arts