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Textile fragment with cintamani motifs
MAK – Austrian Museum of Applied Arts / Contemporary Art
16th -17th century
Silk, gilt lamella; Satin broché
Ottoman Empire, Istanbul or Bursa
The silk fragment with red ground is patterned with horizontally aligned, offset waved lines. Growing out of these is a stylised bunch of flowers, its centre formed by a pink. The waved lines together form three circles arranged into a triangle, the Ottoman cintamani motif, which on this silk fragment is additionally flanked by two cloud bands.
"Textile fragment with cintamani motifs" in Explore Islamic Art Collections. Museum With No Frontiers, 2017. http://www.discoverislamicart.org/database_item.php?id=object;EPM;at;Mus21;36;en
MWNF Working Number: AT1 36