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Textile

Quadrilateral piece, made of two fragments sewn together. On a silver ground, a repeating unit showing a parakeet perched in a rosebush; above, to the right, a smaller bird hovers; below, to the left, a golden fawn stands on the hillock from which bush grows. Pattern brocaded in silk yarns in...

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Credit Line

Gift of Mrs. Edwin Jackson Holmes

Persian,

Object Place

Persia

Accession Number

56.469

Medium or Technique

Silver, brocade

Collections

Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Textiles