Cover

Turkish
Ottoman
17th century


Dimensions

Overall: 177 x 149 cm (69 11/16 x 58 11/16 in.)

Accession Number

03.695

Medium or Technique

Cotton and silk voided velvet with a satin ground, supplementary discontinuous gold-metallic patterning wefts

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Collections

Asia, Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Textiles

Two panels of red voided velvet with design of medallions of cream colored satin ground detailed with tulips, hyacinths of red cut silk pile and a central rosette brocaded with gold thread (gilded silver wound. on yellow silk). Between the medallions, rosettes of cream colored satin and pomegranates brocaded with gold thread and detailed with hyacinths of red cut silk pile. Two pieces sewed together, possibly a floor cover or cushion cover.

Credit Line

Denman Waldo Ross Collection