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Bedspread

Turkish
18th–19th century (?)


Object Place: Turkey

Dimensions

140.5 x 273 cm (55 5/16 x 107 1/2 in.)

Accession Number

43.470

Medium or Technique

Linen, embroidery

Not On View

Collections

Asia, Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Textiles

Composed of three rectangular panels of cream-colored linen gauze with a narrow white silk band woven along each selvedge. At either end are blossoms and leaf motifs repeating alternately in dense staggered rows. Polychrome silk and metallic yarns. Some stains and small repairs to field; metallic yarns tarnished.

Credit Line

The Elizabeth Day McCormick Collection