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Panel

Probably Turkish
18th–19th century (?)


Dimensions

53 x 99 cm (20 7/8 x 39 in.)

Accession Number

47.291

Medium or Technique

Velvet

Not On View

Collections

Asia, Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Textiles

Rectangular panel. Cut and voided red silk velvet on a green ground of silk warps and cotton wefts. Central stylized oblong floral motif. A floral spray, similarily stylized, appears in each corner angled towards the center. Bordered by an undulating spikey band with a repeating tear-drop design. Galloon edging with metallic yarn fringe. Pile worn; ground worn and repaired in spots.

Credit Line

The Elizabeth Day McCormick Collection