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Made of two lengths sewn together. Symmetrical vertical repeat showing ogival compartments of red velvet with paired silver rosebuds on bifurcating stems surrounding a central motif showing a silver tulip against a silver pomegranate (?) with a surround of gold leaves. Between these motifs are...

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Gift of Mrs. Robert Dawson Evans

Turkish, 16th–17th century

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


Textiles and Fashion Arts