Spencer Museum of Art The University of Kansas

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textile fragment
  • Persia (present-day Iran)
  • textile fragment, late 1800s or early 1900s
  • Where object was made: Persia (present-day Iran)
  • silk, wool, lampas
  • Object Length/Width: 25 x 44.5 cm
    Object Length/Width: 9 3/4 x 17 1/2 in
  • William Bridges Thayer Memorial
  • Not on display
  • 1928.1042

Textile fragment which is made of brocaded silk with over-all pattern of small geometric flowers in brown, green and rose on a white ground. It has a border design on the edges. The threads of brocading are woven into the cloth and not floated.