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Fragment of ornamental band

Ground: thin neutral violet silk. Design: conventionalized flowers connected by undulating stem, worked with pinkish orange, blue, green and yellowish green silk in satin-stitch on a worn gold ground (gilded silver wound on yellow silk couched with neutral orange silk).

Credit Line

Helen and Alice Colburn Fund

Persian, 18th century

Accession Number


Medium or Technique

Silk; embroidery


Textiles and Fashion Arts