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Design: discs in groups of three, "tiger stripes", and dragon-like cloud forms brocaded with tarnished silver thread (metal wound on white silk), and outlined with pale blue cut silk pile. Across the bottom a stripe woven with gold thread (gilded silver wound on yellow silk). Weft: white...

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Credit Line

Denman Waldo Ross Collection

Turkish, Ottoman, 16th century

Object Place

Turkey

Dimensions

79 x 73 cm (31 1/8 x 28 3/4 in.)

Accession Number

98.980a

Medium or Technique

Silk cut voided velvet brocaded with silver- and gold-colored metal strip wrapped on white and yellow silk core

Collections

Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Textiles