Textile fragment

Turkish
Ottoman
17th century


Object Place: Turkey or Italy

Dimensions

Legacy dimension: length: 1M067; width (maximum) .598

Accession Number

01.5816

Medium or Technique

Silk; compound satin

Not On View

Collections

Asia, Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Textiles

Crimson satin ground; pattern in mustard yellow, yellow-green and white floss silks, bound in weft twill. Symmetrical design shows fantastic blossoms and leaves rising from fountains decorated with griffins and herms; pairs of leopards are chained to the fountains. Carnations, tulips and acanthus leaves predominate. Pattern threads worn off in many places.

Credit Line

Denman Waldo Ross Collection