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Ground: red cut silk pile. Design: tulips growing from undulating stems brocaded with tarnished gold (gilded silver wound on yellow silk). Weft: neutral yellow cotton.

Provenance

By 1907, Denman Waldo Ross (b. 1853 - d. 1935), Boston; 1917, gift of Denman Waldo Ross to the MFA. (Accession Date: February 15, 1917)

Credit Line

Denman Waldo Ross Collection

Turkish, Ottoman, Last half of the 16th century

Object Place

Turkey

Dimensions

59.5 x 152.5 cm (23 7/16 x 60 1/16 in.)

Accession Number

17.600

Medium or Technique

Silk cut velvet brocade, cotton, and gilt-wrapped silk

Collections

Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Textiles