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Piece of brocade

The ground is woven with silk and tarnesh metal thread, with a powder of "palm" or "cone" shapes composed of flowers woven pink, green, and blue silk. A border of "palms" of large size on a ground of worn yellow silk and tarnished metal is sewed around the edge.

Credit Line

Denman Waldo Ross Collection

Persian,

Accession Number

23.223

Medium or Technique

Silk; brocade

Collections

Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Textiles