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Ground: reddish orange satin, originally brocaded with metal thread (metal wound on neutral yellow silk). Very much worn. Design: heart-shaped forms enclosing bunches of conventional roses, and pendant leaves detailed with flowers, woven with red and greenish yellow cut silk pile. Weft: ...

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Credit Line

Denman Waldo Ross Collection

Probably Turkish,

Dimensions

110 x 59 cm (43 5/16 x 23 1/4 in.)

Accession Number

99.158

Medium or Technique

Silk velvet, cotton, and silver colored metal strip wrapped on yellow silk core

Collections

Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Textiles