Textile with Large Chintamani Design Object Name: Fragment Date: century Geography: Turkey Culture: Islamic Medium: Silk, metal wrapped thread; lampas (kemha) Dimensions: Textile: H. cm) Mount: H 43 in.
Kaftan of red silk with appliqued gold crescents and tulips. Çintamani is an Ottoman decorative motif that appears in textiles and tiles. It can be composed of a group of three circles arranged in a triangle. Or it can be a pair of wavy lines.