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Piece of brocade

Red satin ground: the design of an ogival framework of interlacing arabesques filled with a large leaf-like form, detailed with carnations and other flowers, is woven with gold. red, light blue, and white. Much pieced.

Credit Line

Denman Waldo Ross Collection

Persian or Turkish, 17th century

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Medium or Technique

Satin brocade


Textiles and Fashion Arts