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End of a velvet panel sewed together

Turkish or Persian
17th century


Dimensions

56.5 x 56 cm (22 1/4 x 22 1/16 in.)

Accession Number

04.1631

Medium or Technique

Silk velvet, silk, silver colored metal strip wrapped on white silk core, and cotton print lining

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Collections

Asia, Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Textiles

On each end are five pointed compartments containing a conventioanl rosebud? Below are bands of undulating vines bearing conventional flowers and leaves, woven with deep pinkish red and green silk and silver thread. Much of the metal has worn off leaving the white silk foundation. Finished with a band of blue silk and lined with a printed cotton.

Credit Line

Denman Waldo Ross Collection