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Piece of silk

The weft had been tied and dyed before the silk was woven. The design consists of a center panel with a red tree on a white ground surrounded by borders with irregular red, green and violet forms on red white and yellow grounds.

Provenance

Purchased from M. D. Benzaria.

Credit Line

Arthur Mason Knapp Fund

Persian or Borkharan,

Accession Number

24.127

Medium or Technique

Silk

Collections

Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Textiles