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Object Number: NEP8
Current Location: Collections storage
Culture:Persian
Provenience: Persia
Period: 17th Century
Shah Abbas Period
Date Made: 1600-1699 AD
Early Date: 1600
Late Date: 1699
Section:Near Eastern
Materials:Silk
Technique:Brocade
Iconography:Bird
Butterfly
Flower
Length: 71.12cm
Width: 71.12cm
Credit Line:Purchased from H. Kevorkian, 1917

Description

Drab ground, floral bouquet, butterfly and bird design woven in delicate shades of green, brown, old gold and salmon pink. Faded.


Current & Past Exhibitions:

Exhibition of Mohammedan Art (15 May 1918 - 31 Aug 1918)View Objects in Exhibition

Bibliography:

[Catalogue] Getz, John. 1917. The University Museum Section of Oriental Art. : Page/Fig./Plate: Pg. 259, No. 363View Objects cited in this Publication
[Catalogue] Bishop, Charles W. & Gordon, George B. 1918. The University Museum Section of Oriental Art. : Page/Fig./Plate: #219View Objects cited in this Publication

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