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Three pieces of velvet

Turkish
16th century


Dimensions

72 x 105 cm (28 3/8 x 41 5/16 in.); Legacy dimension: 1.05 x 0.72

Accession Number

97.595a-c

Medium or Technique

Silk velvet

Not On View

Collections

Asia, Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Textiles

Ground: red cut silk pile. Design: “tiger stripes” and discs in groups of three, brocaded with tarnished metal thread (metal wound on yellow silk). Discs detailed with smaller discs of red cut silk pile. Weft: yellow silk.

Credit Line

Denman Waldo Ross Collection