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Piece of brocade

Cloth of gold, much of the gold is gone leaving the yellow foundation threads visible. Across the bottom is a border of flowers of white, dull yellow (faded pink?) green, and dark blue, above this are three groups of blue flowers radiating from a star-like form. These are separated by bands of...

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Provenance

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

Credit Line

Denman Waldo Ross Collection

Persian,

Accession Number

16.274

Medium or Technique

Brocade

Collections

Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Textiles