Length of velvet

Turkish
Ottoman
first half of 16th century


Object Place: Turkey

Dimensions

64 x 69 cm (25 3/16 x 27 3/16 in.)

Accession Number

04.121

Medium or Technique

Silk cut and voided velvet with supplementary metal-wrapped patterning wefts

Not On View

Collections

Asia, Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Textiles

Silk velvet length probably the sleeve of a caftan; red ground of cut silk pilewith voided design of cintamani, or “tiger stripes” and “three balls,” brocaded with metal thread (metal wound on yellow silk).

Provenance

Gift of Denman Waldo Ross to MFA, February 11, 1904

Credit Line

Denman Waldo Ross Collection