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Piece of brocade

Dark red satin ground, on this are conventional composte plants; from the trunk spring of two opposite slender leaves; crossing them are two stems bearing flower buds?; above is a palmette and below a symmetrical spray of flowers and buds with a pointed serrated leaf in the middle. The design...

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Provenance

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

Credit Line

Denman Waldo Ross Collection

Persian,

Accession Number

15.1111

Medium or Technique

Silk; brocade

Collections

Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Textiles