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Panel of brocade

Brocaded in silver wire, gilded silver wire wound on silk cores and polychrome silks on a twill ground of honey-colored silk. Borders with rosettes and symmetrical arrangements of leaves and flowers and bands of gold with flower motifs. In center, symmetrical pattern of foliate scrolling stems...

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Provenance

Dikran Kélékian (b. 1868 - d. 1951), New York; sold by Kélékian to Adolph Loewi, Los Angeles; 1952, sold by Loewi to the MFA for $700. (Accession Date: May 15, 1952)

Credit Line

H. E. Bolles Fund

Persian, Around 1600

Object Place

Persia

Accession Number

52.487

Medium or Technique

Silver and Silk; Twill, brocade

Collections

Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Textiles