Pillow cover (yastik)

Turkish
Ottoman
17th century


Object Place: Turkey

Dimensions

125.6 x 66 cm (49 7/16 x 26 in.)

Accession Number

77.256

Medium or Technique

Silk cut voided velvet brocade, cotton, silver colored metal strip wrapped on silk core

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Collections

Asia, Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Textiles

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.

Provenance

Gift of Martin Brimmer to MFA, December 1, 1877.

Credit Line

Gift of Martin Brimmer