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Blue floss silk satin weave ground with rows of a stylized trefoil floral design, with a lattice filler pattern, in comber repeat. Red, blue and yellow silk yarns; the yellow having widely spaced metallic wrapping. Pieced; worn in spots. Attached paper tag reading, "Iran Teheran 219".

Credit Line

The Elizabeth Day McCormick Collection

Persian (Iran), first half 20th century

Object Place

Iran, Persia

Accession Number


Medium or Technique

Silk; Compound woven/Brocade


Textiles and Fashion Arts