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Fragment made up of small pieces put together

Ground: dark neutral violet satin. Design: undulating vertical bands detailed with overlapping scales, and intertwining branches bearing conventionalized flowers and leaves detailed with small floral patterns, woven with gold thread (gilded silver wound on yellow silk) pink, blue, and cream...

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Denman Waldo Ross Collection

Turkish, 16th–17th century

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Medium or Technique

Silk; brocade


Textiles and Fashion Arts