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Length of velvet

Turkish
16th century


Object Place: Turkey

Dimensions

140 x 64 cm (55 1/8 x 25 3/16 in.)

Accession Number

65.890

Medium or Technique

Silk brocade, silk cut velvet, and silk and gilt metallic thread

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Collections

Asia, Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Textiles

Woven with red, green and ecru silk and silver-gilt yarns. Areas where metal threads once were are badly worn and mended. Design of sun-burst motifs combined with small grouping of three ovoid shapes.

Credit Line

Gift of Mrs. Joseph V. McMullan