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Textile

Cloth of gold, on which two widths of diagonal stripes of flowers separated by narrow bands of red, gold and brown. The design is woven with dark blue, violet, red, white and green. At the ends are floral borders. Woven for waist-coats.

Provenance

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

Credit Line

Denman Waldo Ross Collection

Persian, probably 18th century

Accession Number

16.277

Medium or Technique

Brocade

Collections

Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Textiles