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textile fragment
  • Persia (present-day Iran)
  • textile fragment, early 1700s, Safavid dynasty (1501–1732)
  • Where object was made: Persia (present-day Iran)
  • silk, satin, brocading, metal thread
  • Object Length/Width: 58 x 39 cm
    Object Length/Width: 23 x 15 1/4 in
  • William Bridges Thayer Memorial
  • Not on display
  • 0000.0183

Textile fragment made of brocaded satin (discontinuous supplementary weft patterning) with warp-resist stripes. It is decorated with metallic wrapped silk flower designs in vertical rows between ikat striped arrow patterns.