Pillow cover (yastik)
Object Place: Turkey
125.6 x 66 cm (49 7/16 x 26 in.)
Medium or Technique
Silk cut voided velvet brocade, cotton, silver colored metal strip wrapped on silk core
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Void cut silk pile with design of carnations in profile growing from stem bearing two long leaves and two small tulips, brocaded with tarnished metal thread (metal wound on white silk) and detailed with tulips, hyacinths and rose-buds in cut silk pile. Neutral brown cotton weft.
Gift of Martin Brimmer to MFA, December 1, 1877.
Gift of Martin Brimmer