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Piece of brocade

Ground: red satin. Design: pointed ovals, woven with tarnished metal thread (metal wound on white silk) detailed with conventional flowers and enclosed in an ogival frame-work of flowers. Very much worn.

Credit Line

Denman Waldo Ross Collection

Turkish, 16th century

Accession Number


Medium or Technique

Silk; brocade


Textiles and Fashion Arts