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Textile Cover

Unknown801 AH

The al-Sabah Collection, Kuwait

The al-Sabah Collection, Kuwait

Fragment of voided crimson velvet with pattern of stacked rows of large cintamani (leopard spots/tiger stripes). Motifs outlined with thin (2 mm in width) formerly white (now brownish-greyish) velvet. Chinese cloud bands fill the voids of the interstices.

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Details

  • Title: Textile Cover
  • Creator: Unknown
  • Date Created: 801 AH
  • Physical Dimensions: w59 x h88 cm
  • Decoration: In Chinese style.
  • Type: Woven, velvet & brocaded
  • Rights: al Sabah Collection
  • Medium: Silk, metal thread and cotton.

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