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Cover

Turkish
19th century


Object Place: Turkey

Dimensions

38.5 x 78.5 cm (15 3/16 x 30 7/8 in.)

Accession Number

59.596

Medium or Technique

Linen, embroidery

Not On View

Collections

Asia, Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Textiles

Cover or rectangular fragment. Tabby-woven linen ground showing narrow self stripes near long side, embroidered with pink, tan, and green silks and gold yarns, in tent and satin stitches. Conventionalized four-blossomed sprigs, arranged as an all-over pattern of squares. Seamed across middle; gold yarns tarnished and raveled. Two brown stains. Buttonholed edges.

Credit Line

Gift of Mrs. Ivan Hekimian