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Fragment of ornamental border

Ground: worn metal (probably gilded silver wound on yellow silk) weft tied by light neutral orange warp. Design: conventionalized plants, woven with pinkish orange, light neutral violet, green and dark brown silk weft, tied by light neutral orange warp. Narrow outer borders with spot and leaf...

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Credit Line

Helen and Alice Colburn Fund

Persian, probably 18th century

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Medium or Technique

Silk; brocade


Textiles and Fashion Arts