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Textile with Large Chintamani Design Object Name: Fragment Date: 16th century Geography: Turkey Culture: Islamic Medium: Silk, metal wrapped thread; lampas (kemha)

Length of brocaded velvet, 16th century Spanish or Italian Silk velvet brocaded with metal-wrapped thread.

Panel from a kaftan, mid-16th century; Ottoman Turkey (Istanbul) Silk and metallic threads, compound weave

Silk textile fragment, 16th century, Italian, Metropolitan Museum of Art 46.156.131

Velvet with Figural Imagery. Shah Tahmasp (1524–76) mid-16th century Iran

Silk velvet, from Turkey, first half of the 16th century.

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

Fragment of pile carpet; wool on cotton ground, India, Mughal, c.1600. _From a lrg carpet presumed to have been made for the court of the Great Mughal Akbar. A grotesque, almost nightmarish world of animals & mythical creatures devouring one another. __The motif is not Islamic, but found in other Mughal art, & was rooted in the local Hindu art tradition. Pile carpets came to India from the north w/ Muslims. Fragments from this carpet are among the oldest that exist from the Indian subcontinent.

Ottoman silk with crescent motif, Turkey (16th century). collection: Musée Historique des Tissus, Lyon. via Hali

Strip Date: 16th century Geography: Turkey Culture: Islamic Medium: Velvet

voided silk velvet and metal thread brocade • Turkish, attributed to Bursa, probably before 1550

Brocade Date: 16th century Geography: Turkey, Bursa Culture: Islamic Medium: Silk and metal thread