Panel

Panel

19th century
Country
Armenia
wall hanging, panel, textile
Cotton and wool embroidery on cotton ground
Neusteter Textile Collection: Gift of Mrs. (Freda) Frederic H. Douglas
1959.120
. Panel. 19th century. Cotton and wool embroidery on cotton ground. Neusteter Textile Collection: Gift of Mrs. (Freda) Frederic H. Douglas. 1959.120.
Dimensions
length: 52.5 in, 133.3500 cm; width: 64 in, 162.5600 cm
Department
Textile Art and Fashion
Collection
Textile Art and Fashion-European
The tulip, which derives its name from the turkish word for turban, is a primary motif in Ottoman art of the sixteenth and seventeenth centuries. The flower appears frequently on luxury brocades and velvets made for the royal court. One of these designs -- the tulip flanked by serrated leaves -- is the source for this later embroidery.
Known Provenance
Gifted December 1959 by Mrs. (Freda) Frederic H. Douglas [Denver, CO, 1902-1979] to Denver Art Museum
Exhibition History
  • "Inspiration and Imagination: Cross-Cultural Influences in the Textile Arts," May 16 - October 18, 1998 (DAM)

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