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Piece of velvet

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

Object Place: Turkey or Persia


137.7 x 61.5 cm (54 3/16 x 24 3/16 in.)

Accession Number


Medium or Technique

Silk velvet with yellow or white silk wrapped silver colored metal strip thread

Not On View


Asia, Textiles and Fashion Arts



Red velvet ground, on which is a design of large flowers surrounded by an ogival frame-work of stems that spring from crowns and rosettes, woven of white and yellow silk wound with much tarnished silver and silver gilt. Much soiled.

Credit Line

Denman Waldo Ross Collection