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Piece of brocade

Ground: red satin. Design: pointed ovals ornamented with tulips and palmettes and enclosed in an all-over ogival framework woven with gold thread and white silk. Worn. Like 19.701.

Credit Line

Gift of Mrs. Albertine W. F. Valentine, residuary legatee under the will of Hervey E. Wetzel

Turkish, probably 17th century

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Medium or Technique

Silk; brocade


Textiles and Fashion Arts