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Length of silk damask

Length of silk damask with design in main field of a deep pinkish red ground with green clover-like motifs; on the two sides are borders of floral ornaments, woven with two shades of blue, pink, orange, pinkish red and white silk and gold-wrapped thread discontinuous supplementary patterning...

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Provenance

Purchased by Denman Waldo Ross; Denman Waldo Ross Collection; Gift of Denman Waldo Ross to the MFA, December 7, 1897

Credit Line

Denman Waldo Ross Collection

Persian or Indian, early 19th century

Object Place

Persia or India

Accession Number

97.473

Medium or Technique

Silk damask

Collections

Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Textiles