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Ground reddish violet velvet. Design yellow silk with traces of metal. Leaves and buds, forming an ogival framework, enclose a plant of carnations. 04.122 has been joined to 07.705c.

Credit Line

Denman Waldo Ross Collection

Turkish or Persian, 16th(?)–17th century

Dimensions

94.5 x 45 cm (37 3/16 x 17 11/16 in.)

Accession Number

07.705a-c

Medium or Technique

Silk velvet

Collections

Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Textiles