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cut and voided silk velvet brocaded with gilt-metal wrapped thread • early 16th century ottoman textile
Brocaded silk velvet, probably Spanish, 16th century
Velvet panel with flowering plants, first half of 17th century; Safavid Iran Silk, cotton, flat metal thread; cut and voided velvet, brocaded
Silk velvet, from Turkey, first half of the 16th century
Fragment Date: late 16th century Geography: Turkey Culture: Islamic Medium: Cut voided satin velvet, brocaded; metal thread
Voided silk velvet and metal thread brocade panel. Turkey. 16th century, probably before 1550.
What does 'voided' mean, in relation to fabrics?
Voided Velvet: The use of tuft or loop pile (or sometimes both) to form a pattern on a no-pile background, usually a satin weave.
It made no sense to me
No worries, in my former life (1650s Isle of Mann) I was a fabric merchant. ♥
Rectangular textile fragment Object Name: Fragment Date: second half 16th century Geography: Turkey, Bursa Medium: Silk, metal wrapped thread; cut and voided velvet, brocaded
Brocade, 16th century, Turkey, Bursa, Silk and metal thread
16th century italian brocade
Length of brocaded velvet, 16th century Spanish or Italian Silk velvet brocaded with metal-wrapped thread
Silk Velvet Fragment with Tiger-stripe and 'Cintamani' Design Object Name: Fragment Date: 16th century Geography: Turkey Culture: Islamic Medium: Silk, metal wrapped thread; cut and voided velvet, brocaded