Fragment of a Dress or Furnishing Fabric with 'Chintamani' Design

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Fragment of a Dress or Furnishing Fabric with 'Chintamani' Design

Turkey, Bursa or Istanbul, mid-16th century
Textiles; altar cloths
Silk satin with silk and silver-metallic supplementary weft patterning bound in twill (lampas)
44 x 23 3/8 in. (111.76 x 59.3725 cm) Strainer: 46 1/8 × 26 1/4 × 3/4 in. (117.16 × 66.68 × 1.91 cm) Frame: 46 7/8 × 26 7/8 × 2 3/8 in. (119.06 × 68.26 × 6.03 cm)
The Edwin Binney, 3rd, Collection of Turkish Art at the Los Angeles County Museum of Art (M.85.237.1)
Not currently on public view


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