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textile fragment
  • Persia (present-day Iran)
  • textile fragment, 1700s or 1800s, Qajar period (1794–1925)
  • Where object was made: Persia (present-day Iran)
  • silk, satin brocading, metal thread
  • Object Length/Width: 30.5 x 21.75 cm
    Object Length/Width: 12 x 8 1/2 in
  • Source unknown
  • Not on display
  • 0000.0173

Textile fragment made of brocaded satin (discontinuous supplementary weft patterning.) Discrete flowers in horizontal rows. Metallic wrapped silk.