Cover or hanging
Object Place: Suzani, Turkey (Western)
116 x 155 cm (45 11/16 x 61 in.)
Medium or Technique
Cotton embroidery on cotton plain weave, gilded metal cloth trim, figured silk trim, cotton corduroy, and cotton printed backing
Not On View
Cover or hanging (Suzani) constructed of four panels joined longitudinally. Field: large central stlized blossom, four similar smaller blossoms in the corners, surrounded by stylized leaf and flower bearing branches. Border: similar flowers and branches in a repeat pattern. Predominantly red with polychrome silk yarns on a cream cotton ground. Good condition.
The Elizabeth Day McCormick Collection