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2 textile lengths

17th century (?)

Object Place: Turkey


a: 146.1 x 66.0 cm (57 1/2 x 26 in.) b: 146.1 x 59.1 (57 1/2 x 23 1/4 in.)

Accession Number


Medium or Technique

Silk satin, brocaded with silk and metallic threads

Not On View


Asia, Textiles and Fashion Arts



The ground is of deep pinkish red satin. The design of wide bands of gold detailed with flowers and outlined with leaves, forming an ovigal framework, in which are conventional leaf-like forms detailed with symmetrical groups of three carnations, is woven with gold, pinkish red, light blue and white sillk. Edged with faded pink satin and cashmere. In the lower corner are squares of violet satin. Sewed to the bottom is a blue, white and yellow fringe.

Credit Line

Denman Waldo Ross Collection