Textile fragment

Turkish
Ottoman
Last half of the 16th century


Object Place: Turkey

Dimensions

59.5 x 152.5 cm (23 7/16 x 60 1/16 in.)

Accession Number

17.600

Medium or Technique

Silk cut velvet brocade, cotton, and gilt-wrapped silk

Not On View

Collections

Asia, Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Textiles

Ground: red cut silk pile. Design: tulips growing from undulating stems brocaded with tarnished gold (gilded silver wound on yellow silk). Weft: neutral yellow cotton.

Provenance

By 1907, Denman Waldo Ross (b. 1853 - d. 1935), Boston; 1917, gift of Denman Waldo Ross to the MFA. (Accession Date: February 15, 1917)

Credit Line

Denman Waldo Ross Collection