The Ottoman Silk Textiles of the Royal Museum of Art and History in Brussels

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The aim of this catalogue is to publish the 43 Ottoman textiles which are preserved in the Royal Museums of Art and History. Except two for which we are nor sure, these specimens were woven in the major metropolitan weaving centres of the Ottoman Empire namely Bursa, Istanbul and their environs. All date from the period between the late 15th to the early 19th century. Two types of weaves are represented. Firstly the velvets of which the collection counts 25 examples, one of them being an important catma, probably the ...

The Ottoman Silk Textiles of the Royal Museum of Art and History in Brussels 2004, Brepols Publishers, Turnhout

ISBN-13: 9782503511863

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