Half of a purse

Turkish
Probably 19th century


Dimensions

Overall: 16 x 14.5 cm (6 5/16 x 5 11/16 in.)

Accession Number

02.21

Medium or Technique

Silk; tapestry

Not On View

Collections

Asia, Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Costumes

The design of conventional flowers, leaves and geometrical forms is woven with pale blue, pink. light green, red and black silk and silver thread. At the top the design suggests the flap of a purse.

Credit Line

Gift of Frank Gair Macomber