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textile fragment
  • Persia (present-day Iran)
  • textile fragment, late 1800s
  • Where object was made: Persia (present-day Iran)
  • silk brocade, cotton
  • Object Length/Width: 20.5 x 14 cm
    Object Length/Width: 8 x 5 1/2 in
  • Source unknown
  • Not on display
  • 0000.0181

Brocaded plain weave (discontinuous supplementary weft with weft floats on back). Rows of flowering vines in vertical rows. Floral brocade on cream ground blue, pink, beige flowers outlined in dark brown. Brocaded silk on cotton ground.