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TXT 237
TXT 237

Silk Textile

TXT 237

Iran

17th century

TXT 237

Silk Textile

TXT 237

Iran

17th century

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

72 x 53cm

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.