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Panel (Iran)

This is a Panel. It was created by Unknown. It is dated 1610–40 and we acquired it in 1977. Its medium is silk and metal-wrapped silk-core threads and its technique is supplementary warp pile (velvet) in a 4&1 satin weave foundation with three warps in each pile warp unit; use of pile warp substitution; use of supplementary facing wefts bound in 1z4 twill order; use of looped discontinuous supplementary wefts bound in 2. It is a part of the Textiles department.

This object was donated by Unknown. It is credited Gift of Anonymous Donor.

  • Fragment
  • silk, linen.
  • Gift of Eleanor and Sarah Hewitt.
  • 1896-1-26

Its dimensions are

Warp x Weft: 217.2 x 74.6 cm (85 1/2 x 29 3/8 in.) Repeat H (straight): 215.9 cm (85 in.)

Cite this object as

Panel (Iran); Unknown ; silk and metal-wrapped silk-core threads; Warp x Weft: 217.2 x 74.6 cm (85 1/2 x 29 3/8 in.) Repeat H (straight): 215.9 cm (85 in.); Gift of Anonymous Donor; 1977-119-1

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