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Cushion cover

Turkish
16th century


Dimensions

116.5 x 63 cm (45 7/8 x 24 13/16 in.)

Accession Number

77.270

Medium or Technique

Silk velvet, cotton and silver colored metal strip wrapped on silk core

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Collections

Asia, Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Textiles

Ground: red cut silk pile. Design: carnations in profile brocaded with tarnished metal (metal wound on white silk) outlined with yellowish-green silk pile. At each end a border of small pointed niches enclosing rosebuds. Weft: white cotton. Very much like 77.268.

Credit Line

Gift of Martin Brimmer