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Embroidered cover

Turkish
late 18th–early 19th century


Object Place: Turkey

Dimensions

85.5 x 88 cm (33 11/16 x 34 5/8 in.)

Accession Number

51.254

Medium or Technique

Embroidered cotton

Not On View

Collections

Asia, Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Textiles

Ground of fine cream colored cotton, bordered with an undulating vine of flat tarnished metal wire and several shades of pink, green, and cream colored silk, in each corner fanciful conventionalized trees grow from irregular band of ground, worked with gold thread, flat silver wire, and several shades of green, pink, and red silk, trimmed with “bibilla” needlepoint, lace in the form of small animals, stags, does, trees, cocks, and ornamental jars, strawberry on one corner, and a flower on another, worked with colored silks; cotton stained.

Credit Line

Special Textile Fund