Requires Photography

Cushion cover?

Turkish or Persian
16th(?)–17th century


120 x 66.8 cm (47 1/4 x 26 5/16 in.)

Accession Number


Medium or Technique

Silk velvet brocade with silver colored metallic strip wrapped on silk core

Not On View


Asia, Textiles and Fashion Arts



The ground is woven with yellow silk and tarnished metal; in the center is a rosette, and on each end are vases of flowers. A border of flowers surrounds the central part, and across each end are oblong medallions curved at one end, each contain conventional plants. The design is of red and light green velvet.

Credit Line

Gift of Martin Brimmer