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Piece of brocade

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Dark green satin ground; on this are zig-zag bands of inscription, probably in praise of Allah, and woven with white, red and bright yellow silk and tarnished metal.

Provenance

Purchased by the donor for 150 francs

Credit Line

Denman Waldo Ross Collection

Turkish, 16th–17th century

Dimensions

68 x 78 cm (26 3/4 x 30 11/16 in.)

Accession Number

04.1632

Medium or Technique

Silk satin and silver-colored tubular mettalic thread brocade

Collections

Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Textiles