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Piece of brocade

Dark blue silk ground. The design of arabesques is woven with silver thread, yellow silk and faded cream color. Some of the silver thread is made on a white foundation and some on a pale pink foundation.

Credit Line

Denman Waldo Ross Collection

Persian or Turkish,

Accession Number


Medium or Technique

Silk; brocade


Textiles and Fashion Arts