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Name of Object:

Textile fragment with cintamani motifs

Location:

Vienna, Austria

Holding Museum:

MAK – Austrian Museum of Applied Arts / Contemporary Art

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Date of Object:

16th -17th century

Museum Inventory Number:

T 3784

Material(s) / Technique(s):

Silk, gilt lamella; Satin broché

Period / Dynasty

Ottoman

Provenance:

Ottoman Empire, Istanbul or Bursa

Description:

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.

Citation of this web page:

 "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

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