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textile fragment
  • Persia (present-day Iran)
  • textile fragment, late 1700s or early 1800s
  • Where object was made: Persia (present-day Iran)
  • silk, metal wrapped silk thread
  • Object Length/Width: 21 x 25.5 cm
    Object Length/Width: 8 1/4 x 10 in
  • William Bridges Thayer Memorial
  • Not on display
  • 1928.1041
Description

Textile fragment made of silk with traces of metallic-wrapped silk thread. It has an all-over design of abstract floral motifs with an interior border of flowering plants.