Silk Textile

Location: Iran

Materials: cloth-of-silver, brocaded with tinted silk and gold and silver thread

Dimensions: 72 x 53cm

Accession Number: TXT 237

Other Notes:

The pattern is of lax foliate sprays, chinoiserie lotuses and serrated leaves on which is superimposed a staggered ogival network of stems or branches, broken by elaborate composite blossoms.


J.M. Rogers, The Arts of Islam. Masterpieces from the Khalili Collection, London 2010, cat.383, p.323.