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Piece of velvet

Persian or Turkish


Dimensions

84 x 62.5 cm (33 1/16 x 24 5/8 in.)

Accession Number

77.267

Medium or Technique

Silk velvet

Not On View

Collections

Asia, Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Textiles

Red velvet ground with the design of eight-pointed medallions woven with yellowish white silk, and tarnished metal, and detailed with carnations and buds of red velvet. The border on two sides has a similar design, but the ground is of white silk and tarnished metal thread.

Credit Line

Gift of Martin Brimmer