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Piece of brocade

Ground: reddish orange silk. Design: flowering plants growing from mounds, woven (broché) with green, blue, and neutral violet and faded pink silk, and worn silver wound on white silk. Vertical lines pressed into piece which were originally sewed. Faded and worn. Like 15.1108 returned and...

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Denman Waldo Ross Collection

Persian, 17th century

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Medium or Technique

Silk; brocade


Textiles and Fashion Arts