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Ground: red cut silk pile. Design: discs of cream colored satin detailed with arabesques of red cut silk pile and smaller discs brocaded with tarnished metal thread (metal wound on white silk). Weft: cream colored cotton.

Credit Line

Denman Waldo Ross Collection

Turkish, Ottoman, 17th century

Object Place

Turkey (Scutari) or Persia


62 x 123 cm (24 7/16 x 48 7/16 in.)

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Medium or Technique

Silk, cotton, foil-wrapped silk; cut voided velvet, brocaded


Textiles and Fashion Arts