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Piece of velvet

Red velvet ground on which is a design in deep cream colored silk of an ogival frame-work enclosing carnations (?) . On two sides are borders of rosettes and other forms.

Credit Line

Denman Waldo Ross Collection

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

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Medium or Technique

Silk; velvet


Textiles and Fashion Arts