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Piece of velvet

Turkish or Persian
16th(?)–17th century


Object Place: Turkey or Persia

Dimensions

137.7 x 61.5 cm (54 3/16 x 24 3/16 in.)

Accession Number

04.1630b

Medium or Technique

Silk velvet with yellow or white silk wrapped silver colored metal strip thread

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Collections

Asia, Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Textiles

Red velvet ground, on which is a design of large flowers surrounded by an ogival frame-work of stems that spring from crowns and rosettes, woven of white and yellow silk wound with much tarnished silver and silver gilt. Much soiled.

Credit Line

Denman Waldo Ross Collection