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Silk velvet length probably the sleeve of a caftan; red ground of cut silk pilewith voided design of cintamani, or "tiger stripes" and "three balls," brocaded with metal thread (metal wound on yellow silk).

Provenance

Gift of Denman Waldo Ross to MFA, February 11, 1904

Credit Line

Denman Waldo Ross Collection

Turkish, Ottoman, first half of 16th century

Object Place

Turkey

Dimensions

64 x 69 cm (25 3/16 x 27 3/16 in.)

Accession Number

04.121

Medium or Technique

Silk cut and voided velvet with supplementary metal-wrapped patterning wefts

Collections

Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Textiles