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The same design is also available reversed 180 degrees 'Blue tulips woven with gold and silver'. Related designs are 'Tulips woven with gold and silver' - pale blue tulips on a bright red ground, and 'Aged tulips with gold and silver' - darker blue tulips on a worn and 'aged' dark red ground.
Apparently, at certain times, the Sultans in the Ottoman empire banned the manufacture of textiles like this, as they used so much gold and silver thread that they drained the empire's precious metal reserves.
Metallic oil and chalk, basic repeat.
[Currently set @ Fabric: 225 ppi (FOR MYRIAM, USUALLY @ 450 & proofed @ 450 ppi), Wallpaper: 300, Gift wrap 450 ppi]