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End of a velvet panel sewed together

On each end are five pointed compartments containing a conventioanl rosebud? Below are bands of undulating vines bearing conventional flowers and leaves, woven with deep pinkish red and green silk and silver thread. Much of the metal has worn off leaving the white silk foundation. Finished...

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Denman Waldo Ross Collection

Turkish or Persian, 17th century

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Medium or Technique

Silk velvet, silk, silver colored metal strip wrapped on white silk core, and cotton print lining


Textiles and Fashion Arts