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Velvet Cushion Cover (Yastik)
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Velvet Cushion Cover (Yastik)


Description Provenance Credit
Description Cushion-covers (yastiks) like this one decorated divans or sofas positioned low to the ground in Ottoman Turkish royal palaces and houses of the elite. Bold floral patterns in a limited color range were popular from the 16th century onward.
Provenance William T. or Henry Walters, Baltimore; by bequest to Walters Art Museum, 1931.
Credit Acquired by William T. or Henry Walters

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Period
late 17th century
Medium
silk, cotton, metal-wrapped thread; cut and voided velvet, brocaded
(Textiles)
Accession Number
83.87
Measurements
H: 24 × W: 41 15/16 in. (61 × 106.5 cm)
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Location Within Museum
Not On View

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