Cotton and Silk Cloth from Iran or India, c. 1700

Fragment of a cotton and silk cloth from Iran or India, dated c. AD 1700. Fragment of a cotton and silk cloth from Iran or India, dated c. AD 1700. Courtesy Rijksmuseum Amsterdam, acc. no. BK-NM-3613.

The Rijksmuseum in Amsterdam houses a fragment of a cotton cloth with floral patterns embroidered in silk. It has been dated to around AD 1700 and its origin may be Iran or India. It measures 75.6 x 42.5 cm. It may belong to the same cloth as another fragment, also housed in the Rijkmuseum (BK-NM-3614).

Rijksmuseum Amsterdam online catalogue (retrieved 25 November 2016).

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