Antique Turkish goldwork on velvet. Technique: 'sarma' (or: 'Maraş işi'). The larger segments are raised, by working the goldwork embroidery over a card (board) foundation. Late-Ottoman, end of century. Used as bed cover.
Late-Ottoman, half of century. With a sultan's ‘tuğra’/seal in the center. 'Goldwork' embroidery on velvet; the design is 'Turkish baroque', which was influenced by the European neo-Baroque and 'Nouvel Empire' styles.
Embroidered French Velvet - Embroidered Royal Velvet Fabric and Border from Generation Lyon Fabric House Velvet with Metallic Thread (will not tarnish). Available in "Royal Blue" or "Bordeaux" with either Fleurs de Lys or Lions.