Fabric length

Italian or Turkish
late 15th–early 16th century


Object Place: Turkey or Italy

Dimensions

106.8 x 62.5 cm (42 1/16 x 24 5/8 in.)

Accession Number

97.469

Medium or Technique

Silk velvet brocaded with gold-colored metallic thred wrapped on silk core

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Collections

Asia, Europe, Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Textiles

Ground: red cut silk pile. Design: arabesque-like leaves and conventional fruit forms, brocaded with gold thread (gilded silver wound on yellow silk). Weft: reddish orange silk.

Credit Line

Denman Waldo Ross Collection