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Piece of brocade

Red ground: the design consists of star-like open flowers and leaves, and is woven with gold and silver thread and light green silk. About 15 centimeters from each end are three bands of eight-petaled flowers and leaves, woven with the same colors.

Credit Line

Denman Waldo Ross Collection

Persian or Turkish,

Accession Number


Medium or Technique

Silk; brocade


Textiles and Fashion Arts