Dress fabric of woven silk twill, Iran, 1860-1899
Dress fabric of woven silk twill.
Hussein Kuli Khan type.
 Broad stripe with dark blue ground with a line of adjoining circular wreaths of pink rose buds outlined in orange with white details enclosing a similar smaller wreath and a single flower. Similar flowers fill the spaces between the wreaths.
 Medium stripe; red ground with a line of isolated floral motifs in the form of a dark blue flower outlined in white with orange leaves on a dark blue stem. Alternate sprigs face alternate directions.
 Narrow stripe: white ground with an angular meander and red flowers.
The sequence of stripes from left to right is: 3, 2, 3, 1, 3, 2, 3,1.
Warp: dark blue, red and white silk.
Weft: red, orange, white, dark blue silk, all Z-twist.