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Crimson satin ground; pattern in mustard yellow, yellow-green and white floss silks, bound in weft twill. Symmetrical design shows fantastic blossoms and leaves rising from fountains decorated with griffins and herms; pairs of leopards are chained to the fountains. Carnations, tulips and...

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Credit Line

Denman Waldo Ross Collection

Turkish, Ottoman, 17th century

Object Place

Turkey or Italy


Legacy dimension: length: 1M067; width (maximum) .598

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Medium or Technique

Silk; compound satin


Textiles and Fashion Arts