Pour un exemple présentant une composition et une technique similaires aux deux panneaux ottomans en velours rouge et décor or, voir Christian Erber, A Wealth of Silk and Velvet: Ottoman Fabrics and Embroideries, Brême, 1993 pp.108-109, G 3/2, pour une analyse d’un seul lé orné de motifs or (larg. 65 cm), probablement Bursa, XVIe siècle, provenant du Kunstmuseum de Düsseldorf (inv. n° 15789).
There are panels of comparable design for the Italian crimson voided velvet panel (illustrated in the catalogue). See Lisa Monnas, Renaissance Velvets, V&A Publishing, London, 2012, for three loom widths of crimson velvet, with gold, Florence, 15th to mid 16th century, cat.no. 24, pp.98-99 (V&A: 142-1892), and four panels of blue velvet, with gold, of the same design, Florence, possibly later, 17th century, which form the central composite panel of a larger panel, cat.no.25, pp.100-101 (V&A: 142-1869). This velvet design was woven from 15th through to 17th century, with later copies.
For a similar design and technique used for the two panels of Ottoman red velvet with gold decoration, see Christian Erber, A Wealth of Silk and Velvet: Ottoman Fabrics and Embroideries, Bremen, 1993, pp.108-109, G 3/2, for discussion and illustration of a comparable a single panel of width (65 cm), with different gold pattern, possibly Bursa, 16th century, from the Kunstmuseum, Düsseldorf (ref. 15789).
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