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Part of a cushion cover?

Red velvet ground, the corners and central form are woven with white silk and tarnished metal, and detailed with carnations and buds, of red and light green velvet; on each end is a row of five sided forms, in each of which is a bud and leaves.

Credit Line

Gift of Martin Brimmer

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

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Medium or Technique

Silk velvet with silk wrapped metalic thread


Textiles and Fashion Arts