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Piece of brocade

Rectangular piece. Yellow-green taffeta ground with brocaded pattern. Rows of single gold and orange leaves separated by narrow silver stripes. Metal threads much worn. Slits occur at edges of some leaves.

Credit Line

Gift of Mrs. Edwin Jackson Holmes

Persian, 17th century

Object Place

Isfahan, Persia

Accession Number


Medium or Technique

Brocade, taffeta


Textiles and Fashion Arts