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Fabric length

Turkish
Ottoman
late 16th or early 17th century


Object Place: Turkey

Dimensions

133 x 156 cm (52 3/8 x 61 7/16 in.); Legacy dimension: 1.56 x 1.33

Accession Number

97.476

Medium or Technique

Silk satin brocaded with silk and gilt-metal wrapped thread

Not On View

Collections

Asia, Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Textiles

Red satin ground. The ogival framework consists of gold bands detailed with red and gold blocks and broken by rosettes. In each ogee is a gold medallion bearing symmetrically arranged carnations in flower and in bud. The design is woven with gold thread, red, light green, light blue and white silk. Lined with deep purple and salmon pink satin.

Provenance

Purchased of D. G. Kelekian

Credit Line

Denman Waldo Ross Collection