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Boktcha or wrapping cloth for a tray

Turkish
About 1800


Object Place: Turkey

Dimensions

105 x 103 cm (41 5/16 x 40 9/16 in.)

Accession Number

63.287

Medium or Technique

Linen, embroidery

Not On View

Collections

Asia, Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Textiles

Natural, tabby-woven linen ground, embroidered in double darning stitches with crimson, yello-green, pale blue, cream and black silks. All-over pattern showing pointed ovoid medallions within a loose trellis of serrated lancet leaves. Main motifs and interspaces filled with conventional plant forms. Lined with coarser liner bordered with yellow taffeta. Much worn and soiled

Credit Line

Gift of Moustapha Avigdor