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Cushion cover?

Red velvet ground, in the middle are carnations in profile, woven with white silk and tarnished metal, and outlined with light green velvet. The leaves and flowers are detailed in places with buds, hyacinths, and five-petalled flowers. Across the ends are a row of five-sided forms each...

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Credit Line

Gift of Martin Brimmer

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

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Medium or Technique

Silk velvet and silver colored metal strip wrapped on silk core


Textiles and Fashion Arts