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Ground: weft woven and tarnished metal thread (metal? wound on yellow silk); warp, light neutral orange silk, six warps, in two groups of three each, covered by weft, then tied by single warp. Design: (woven in weft, similar to ground) horseman on cream white and orange horses in pursuit of...

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Denman Waldo Ross Collection

Persian, 17th–18th century

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Medium or Technique

Silk; brocade


Textiles and Fashion Arts