Piece of velvet
Turkish or Persian
158.5 x 68.5 cm (62 3/8 x 26 15/16 in.)
Medium or Technique
Silk velvet, silk, silver colored metal strip wrapped on silk core, and silk fringe
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Red silk ground with a large design of Arabic leaves, medallions, and other forms, detailed with flowers, leaves and spots, and with tarnished metal thread, blue silk and green velvet. This piece is very much worn, but probably when new had a green velvet ground. Green fringe sewed on one side. Pieced.
Gift of Martin Brimmer