Art/ Collection/ Art Object

Brocade

Date:
?
Geography:
Attributed to Turkey
Medium:
Silk, gold thread, metal / ogival framework serge weave with gold thread lancé, gold thread consisting of gilded metal twisted around gold silk; tartar clouds in serge weave also; ground of medallions satin, designs in serge weave.
Dimensions:
H. 44.75 in. (113.7 cm)
W. 27 in. (68.6 cm)
Classification:
Textiles-Woven
Credit Line:
Rogers Fund, 1912
Accession Number:
12.49.7
Not on view
[ Indjoudjian Frères, Paris, until 1912; sold to MMA]
Atasoy, Nurhan, Walter B. Denny, Louise W. Mackie, and Hulya Tezcan. IPEK: imperial Ottoman silks and velvets, edited by Julian Raby, and Alison Effeny. London: Azimuth Editions, 2001. pp. 214–15, ill. Fig. 98 (color).

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