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Embroidered curtain

Turkish
First half 19th century


Object Place: Turkey

Dimensions

89 x 165.5 cm (35 1/16 x 65 3/16 in.)

Accession Number

51.2570

Medium or Technique

Embroidered cotton

Not On View

Collections

Asia, Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Textiles

Sheer dark green cotton ground, small all-over repeat of small arrows with radiating petals worked with cream color, pinkish-orange silk, narrow border on three sides with rosettes and points worked with pinkish-orange, cream colored and blue silk, narrow border across top with stylized leaves with same colors; worn and torn.

Credit Line

Gift of Miss Gertrude Townsend