Arts of the Islamic World
On View: Arts of the Islamic World, 2nd floor
Velvet, gold embroidery
Reign of Sultan Abdul Hamid (1876-1909)
In Ottoman Turkish (Arabic script), "Abdulhamid han bin Abdulmecid el-muzaffer daima (el-gazi)." Translated into English as "Abdulhamid han, the son of Abdulmecid the Ever-victorious (el-gazi)."
See Rich Text Inscription for original text.
Gift of Stanley J. Love
Prior to 1991, provenance not yet documented; by 1991, acquired by Stanley J. Love of New York, NY; 1991, gift of Stanley J. Love to the Brooklyn Museum.
Cushion Cover, Reign of Sultan Abdul Hamid (1876-1909). Velvet, gold embroidery, 17 3/4 x 16in. (45.1 x 40.6cm). Brooklyn Museum, Gift of Stanley J. Love, 1991.243.6. Creative Commons-BY (Photo: Brooklyn Museum, 1991.243.6_PS11.jpg)
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