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Fragment of ornamental band

Ground: conventionalized flowers connected by undulating stem worked with pinkish orange and blue silk in satin-stitch, with black outline and small green leaves on a gold ground (gilded silver wound on yellow silk couched with neutral yellow silk).

Credit Line

Helen and Alice Colburn Fund

Persian, 18th century

Accession Number


Medium or Technique

Silk; embroidery


Textiles and Fashion Arts