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Piece of velvet

Yellow silk ground with an all-over design of rosettes and other forms of red velvet, white silk, and tarnished metal thread. On one side the design is of green, yellow and violet velvet.

Credit Line

Gift of Martin Brimmer

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

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Medium or Technique

Silk velvet, silk, and silver colored metal strip wrapped on silk core


Textiles and Fashion Arts