Cover or hanging

Turkish
17th–18th century


Object Place: Turkey

Dimensions

130 x 222 cm (51 3/16 x 87 3/8 in.) (detail shown)

Accession Number

17.667

Medium or Technique

Linen embroidered with silk yarns

Not On View

Collections

Asia, Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Textiles

Heavy white linen, on which are embroidered with yellowish red, pinkish violet, light and dark blue, white, green and brown silk, large crescent-like leaves or fruit, and oval flowers from which spring small flowers. The greater part of the embroidery is couching. Similar smaller forms are placed at regular intervals to make a border.

Credit Line

Denman Waldo Ross Collection