Piece of velvet
Persian or Turkish
75.5 x 64 cm (29 3/4 x 25 3/16 in.)
Medium or Technique
Silk velvet with silver colored metal strip wrapped on silk core
Not On View
Red velvet ground with an ogival frame-work, and carnations in profile, woven with white and yellow silk, and tarnished metal thread and detailed with flowers and groups of crescents of red velvet.
Gift of Martin Brimmer