Silk Velvet designed by 'Ghiyath'

Maker: Ghiyath (Iranian, born ca. 1530)
Object Name: Fragment
Date: second half 16th century
Geography: Iran
Culture: Islamic
Medium: Silk; cut and voided velvet with continuous floats of flat metal thread
Dimensions: Textile: L. 25 3/4 in. (65.4 cm) W. 13 1/4 in. (33.7 cm) Mount: L. 30 in. (76.2 cm) W. 18 1/2 in. (47 cm)
Classification: Textiles
Credit Line: Purchase, Joseph Pulitzer Bequest, 1952
Accession Number: 52.20.13

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