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1600-1700 (made)
Place Of Origin

Technical Details:
Brocaded 1/3 twill tissue.
Warps: (1) Binding: pink silk; (2) Pattern: pink silk
Wefts: (1) Main: silver-gilt metal strip on a cream silk core. (2) Pattern: blue-green silk.
(3) Brocading: two shades of pink silk.
The borders (also 17th century) may have been added later.


object details
Object Type
Materials and Techniques
Brief Description
Middle East, Textile; Cover, brocaded silk twill with lattice pattern of pink roses against gold, Safavid Iran, 1600-1700
Physical Description
Technical Details:

Brocaded 1/3 twill tissue.

Warps: (1) Binding: pink silk; (2) Pattern: pink silk

Wefts: (1) Main: silver-gilt metal strip on a cream silk core. (2) Pattern: blue-green silk.

(3) Brocading: two shades of pink silk.

The borders (also 17th century) may have been added later.
Bibliographic Reference
Greenhalgh, Paul (Ed.), Art Nouveau: 1890-1914 . London: V&A Publications, 2000
Collection
Accession Number
310-1907

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record createdApril 14, 2000
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