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

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