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Furnishing fabric

Furnishing fabric Place of origin: Bursa (city), Turkey (probably, made) Turkey (made) Date: late century Materials and Techniques: Silk velvet Museum number:

Fragment  Date:     16th century Geography:     Turkey Culture:     Islamic Medium:     Silk, metal wrapped thread; lampas (kemha)

Fragment of a 'lampas' (kemha) fabric. From Turkey. Materials: Silk and metal wrapped thread. (Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York).

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Velvet with carnation pattern, c. 1550-1650 Textile Turkish , 16th-17th century Ottoman Empire, AH 680-1342 / AD 1281-1924 Creation Place: Turkey Red silk velvet 55 x 27.75 cm (21 5/8 x 10 15/16 in.)

Velvet with carnation pattern, c. Textile Turkish , century Ottoman Empire, AH / AD Creation Place: Turkey Red silk velvet 55 x cm x 10 in.