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Piece of brocade

Silver ground woven with fine silver wire; on this are rows of flowering plants growing from mounds, in front of the plants are trunks of trees with birds on them. The design is woven with green, pink, yellow, and dark blue silk.

Provenance

Purchased by the donor of C. Filippo of Paris and Teheran.

Credit Line

Denman Waldo Ross Collection

Persian, 17th century

Accession Number

16.284

Medium or Technique

Brocade

Collections

Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Textiles