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The ground is of deep yellow satin. The design of a knotted line broken by rosette-like flowers and enclosing oval forms pointed at the ends and detailed with a leaf, rosette-like flowers, and a symmetrical, conventional bunch of carnations and tulips is woven with yellow and white silk and...

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Provenance

Purchased by donor of A.A. Vantine & Co., in N.Y. for $30.

Credit Line

Denman Waldo Ross Collection

Turkish or possibly Persian,

Dimensions

135.5 x 58 cm (53 3/8 x 22 13/16 in.)

Accession Number

95.1329

Medium or Technique

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

Collections

Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Textiles