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Brown cotton velvet with brown gold-metallic pile, stamped with islamic calligraphy in a zig-ziag pattern, design similar to Turkish tomb covers

Provenance

About 2003/2008, acquired on the English antiques market by Junna and Thomi Wroblewski, London; 2010 sold by Junna and Thomi Wroblewski to the MFA. (Accession Date: December 15, 2010)

Credit Line

Textile Income Purchase Fund

French, mid 19th–late 19th century

Dimensions

Length x width: 91.4 x 50.3 cm (36 x 19 13/16 in.)

Accession Number

2010.982

Medium or Technique

Stamped cotton velvet with gold metallic pile

Collections

Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Textiles