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Piece of brocade

Cloth of gold on which are two flowering trees, on which birds are lighting, three birds are flying toward the trees and at their bases are deer and rabbits. The design is woven with silver, dull pinks, blues, browns, and green. The border of flowers and birds which is sewed around the piece...

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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

16.268

Medium or Technique

Brocade

Collections

Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Textiles