End of a velvet panel sewed together
Turkish or Persian
56.5 x 56 cm (22 1/4 x 22 1/16 in.)
Medium or Technique
Silk velvet, silk, silver colored metal strip wrapped on white silk core, and cotton print lining
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On each end are five pointed compartments containing a conventioanl rosebud? Below are bands of undulating vines bearing conventional flowers and leaves, woven with deep pinkish red and green silk and silver thread. Much of the metal has worn off leaving the white silk foundation. Finished with a band of blue silk and lined with a printed cotton.
Denman Waldo Ross Collection