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Ground: red cut silk pile detailed with Italienate ogival floral design on red satin. Design: painted leaves forming original framework enclosing conventional fruit forms brocaded with tarnished gold and silver thread (metal wound on neutral yellow, and white silk) and small discs brocaded...

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Denman Waldo Ross Collection

Turkish, 16th century


155.5 x 63.8 cm (61 1/4 x 25 1/8 in.)

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Silk velvet brocade with silver colored metallic strip wrapped on silk core


Textiles and Fashion Arts