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Piece of velvet

Turkish
16th century


Dimensions

12.3 x 37 cm (4 13/16 x 14 9/16 in.)

Accession Number

00.22

Medium or Technique

Silk velvet, cotton, silk satin, and gold-colored metal strip wrapped on yellow silk core

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Collections

Asia, Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Textiles

Ground: green cut silk pile. Design: small medallions and rosettes brocaded with tarnished gold thread (gilded silver wound on yellow silk). A line of red satin frames the larger medallions. Weft: reddish orange cotton.

Credit Line

Denman Waldo Ross Collection