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Red cut silk pile on a satin ground patterned tulips and pointed cones growing from undulating stems, brocaded with gold thread (gilded silver wound on yellow silk) on a yellow silk foundation, outlined with light blue, and, and detailed with red and blue cut silk pile.

Provenance

Gift of Denman Waldo Ross to MFA, November 3, 1904.

Credit Line

Denman Waldo Ross Collection

Turkish, Ottoman, mid-16th century

Object Place

Turkey

Dimensions

164.7 x 66 cm (64 13/16 x 26 in.)

Accession Number

04.1627

Medium or Technique

Cut and voided silk velvet brocaded with metal-wrapped silk threads

Collections

Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Textiles