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Silk Fragment with Circular Rosace-like Floriate Medallions

Object Name:
Fragment
Date:
first half 16th century
Geography:
Turkey, probably Istanbul
Culture:
Islamic
Medium:
Silk, metal wrapped thread; lampas (kemha)
Dimensions:
Textile: H. 50 in. (127 cm) W. 25 1/2 in. (64.8 cm) Mount: H. 54 3/8 in. (138.1 cm) W. 30 in. (76.2 cm) D. 1 in. (2.5 cm)
Classification:
Textiles-Woven
Credit Line:
Purchase, Joseph Pulitzer Bequest, 1952
Accession Number:
52.20.18a–e
Not on view
Dikran G. Kelekian, New York (by 1908–d. 1951; his estate, New York, 1951–52;sold to MMA)
Atil, Esin. The Age of Sultan Suleyman the Magnificent. Washington, DC: Harry N. Abrams, Inc., 1987. no. 146, pp. 211-212, ill. pl. 146 (color).

Ekhtiar, Maryam, Sheila R. Canby, Navina Haidar, and Priscilla P. Soucek, ed. Masterpieces from the Department of Islamic Art in The Metropolitan Museum of Art. 1st ed. ed. New York: The Metropolitan Museum of Art, 2011. no. 227, p. 319, ill. p. 319 (color).



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