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Textile fragment with paisley design


Artwork Details

Textile fragment with paisley design
19th century
plain weave cotton, madder dye and metallic thread
7 in x 6 3/4 in (17.78 cm x 17.15 cm)
Museum Purchase

On Display

Not currently on display



Subject Matter:

paisley patterns

Physical Description:

A small fragment of a larger cloth, of unknown function. The base is a plain-weave cotton, now a faded red, and the woven brocade design is of densely-packed, alternating rows of 'boteh' (paisley) patterns.

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