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Fragment of embroidery

Turkish
18th–19th century


Object Place: Turkey

Dimensions

53.5 cm (21 1/16 in.)

Accession Number

59.614

Medium or Technique

Linen, embroidery

Not On View

Collections

Asia, Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Textiles

Fragment, irregular shape. Fine, tightly spun linen, tabby-woven for ground which retains part of a selvedge. A powder of double-blossomed sprigs embroidered with polychrome silks in double darning stitch and gold yarns, in herringbone and running stitches. Gold worn and tarnished; edges raveled. A few small brown stains.

Credit Line

Gift of Mrs. Ivan Hekimian