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textile fragment
  • Persia (present-day Iran)
  • textile fragment, 1600s, Safavid dynasty (1501–1732)
  • Where object was made: Persia (present-day Iran)
  • silk, brocade, metal-wrapped silk thread
  • Object Length/Width: 28 x 25.25 cm
    Object Length/Width: 10 1/4 x 10 in
  • Source unknown
  • Not on display
  • 0000.2084
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Textile fragment with a metal ground (it has discontinuous and continuous supplementary-weft patterning with weft floats on back.) It is decorated with a design of a "Buta" type floral bouquet in stylized vase; it has a narrow floral border.