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Cushion cover

Red cut silk pile with design of medallions brocaded with tarnished metal thread (metal wound on white silk) detailed with carnations, tulips and hyacinths, woven of red and green cut silk pile. Border across each end of carnations in pointed niches. Neutral cotton weft.

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Gift of Martin Brimmer

Turkish, Ottoman, 17th century

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Silk cut voided velvet, cotton, and silver colored metal strip wrapped on silk core


Textiles and Fashion Arts