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Cushion cover?

The ground is woven with yellow silk and tarnished metal; in the center is a rosette, and on each end are vases of flowers. A border of flowers surrounds the central part, and across each end are oblong medallions curved at one end, each contain conventional plants. The design is of red and...

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Gift of Martin Brimmer

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

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Medium or Technique

Silk velvet brocade with silver colored metallic strip wrapped on silk core


Textiles and Fashion Arts