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Embroidery

Turkish


Dimensions

108 x 123 cm (42 1/2 x 48 7/16 in.); Legacy dimension: 1.23 x 1.08

Accession Number

19.716

Medium or Technique

Embroidered cotton

Not On View

Collections

Asia, Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Textiles

Red satin on which are compact sprays of raised leaves and seed-vessels, worked with gold thread and narrow strips of silver gilt. Similar sprays placed parallel with the sides form a border. Lined with white cotton.

Provenance

By 1918, Hervey E. Wetzel (b. 1888 - d. 1918), Boston; 1918, by inheritance from her cousin, Mrs. Albertine W. F. Valentine, Chicago [see note 1]; 1919, gift of Mrs. Albertine W. F. Valentine, residuary legatee under the will of Hervey E. Wetzel, to the MFA. (Accession date: March 31, 1919)

Notes:
[1] See Wetzel's will of November 8, 1918.

Credit Line

Gift of Mrs. Albertine W. F. Valentine, residuary legatee under the will of Hervey E. Wetzel