Velvet Fragment with Bird and Flower Design

Object Name: Fragment
Date: second half 16th century
Geography: Iran, Kashan
Culture: Islamic
Medium: Silk; cut and voided velvet, with continuous floats of flat metal thread
Dimensions: Textile: H. 21 7/16 in. (54.5 cm) W. 13 3/8 in. (33.9 cm) Mount: H. 26 1/2 in. (67.3 cm) W. 18 in. (45.7 cm) D. 1 in. (2.5 cm)
Classification: Textiles
Credit Line: Fletcher Fund, 1972
Accession Number: 1972.26

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