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Piece of brocade

Ground: neutral pinkish violet ground (pink weft, neutral violet warp). Design: symmetrically conventionalized plants with trefoils between, woven (broché) with worn silver thread (white silk wound with silver) greenish yellow pinkish orange, pink and blue silk. Two pieces sewed together....

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Like 16.273 returned and T. 146-1919 Victoria and Albert.

Credit Line

Denman Waldo Ross Collection

Persian, 17th century

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Medium or Technique

Silk; brocade


Textiles and Fashion Arts