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Length of fabric

Length of velvet with red cut silk pile. Design of discs brocaded with tarnished metal thread (metal wound on white silk). On each disc is a smaller disc of red cut silk bearing another disc, with a dentelated edge, brocaded with tarnished metal thread (metal wound on yellow silk). White...

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Credit Line

Gift of Martin Brimmer

Turkish, Ottoman, 17th century

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Medium or Technique

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


Textiles and Fashion Arts