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Ground: dark neutral cut silk pile. Design: conventional fruit within a circular and ogival frame, brocaded with gold (gilded silver wound on yellow silk). The ground is detailed with reddish violet satin. Weft: reddish orange cotton.

Credit Line

Denman Waldo Ross Collection

Turkish, Ottoman, First half of the 16th century

Object Place

Turkey

Dimensions

159.2 x 64 cm (62 11/16 x 25 3/16 in.)

Accession Number

97.467

Medium or Technique

Cut and voided silk velvet brocaded with gilt-metal wrapped thread

Collections

Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Textiles