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Piece of brocade

Pinkish red silk ground covered with a powder of "palm" or "cone" forms composed of flowers growing from a vase. The design is woven with bluish violet and neutral yellow and green silk. Silk woven with stripes of red and cream colored silk is sewn around as a border.

Credit Line

Denman Waldo Ross Collection

Persian,

Accession Number

23.224

Medium or Technique

Silk; brocade

Collections

Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Textiles