Spencer Museum of Art The University of Kansas

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textile fragment
  • Persia (present-day Iran)
  • textile fragment, late 1800s
  • Where object was made: Persia (present-day Iran)
  • silk, cotton, metal-wrapped silk
  • Object Length/Width: 32 x 9 cm
    Object Length/Width: 12 1/2 x 3 1/2 in
  • Source unknown
  • Not on display
  • 0000.0178
Description

Two vertical rows polychrome flowering vines; center row metallic thread, supplementary weft patterning. Metal wrapped silk core on plain weave cotton ground.