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Ground: red cut silk pile. Design: carnations in profile brocaded with tarnished metal thread (metal wound on white and neutral yellow silk) detailed with carnations, tulips, and rose-buds woven of red cut silk pile. Weft: white cotton.

Credit Line

Gift of Martin Brimmer

Turkish, 16th–17th century

Dimensions

141 x 64.8 cm (55 1/2 x 25 1/2 in.)

Accession Number

77.271

Medium or Technique

Silk, silk cut velvet, and silk and gilt metallic thread

Collections

Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Textiles