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Cover

Turkish(?)
18th–19th century


Object Place: Turkey(?)

Dimensions

101 x 97 cm (39 3/4 x 38 3/16 in.)

Accession Number

51.2806

Medium or Technique

Embroidered cotton

Not On View

Collections

Asia, Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Textiles

Cover. Red velvet ground. A simple flaming sun cradled in the curve of a crescent moon, worked entirely in gold colored metal strips, repeats in rows of five and six alternately; six rows in all. Bordered by a simplified small scale version of this motive repeating on either side of an undulating line; same materials. Coarse white cotton yarns appear where metal strips are missing; ground slightly worn; lined.

Credit Line

The Elizabeth Day McCormick Collection