Requires Photography

Hanging

Probably Albanian
18th–19th century


Object Place: Albania (probably)

Dimensions

155 x 124 cm (61 x 48 13/16 in.)

Accession Number

51.2467

Medium or Technique

Embroidery

Not On View

Collections

Europe, Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Textiles

Mantle-shaped hanging(?) made up of pieces of Albanian costume. Swirling arabesques, various shapes and stylezed floral motives in couched, twisted metallic yarns, resembling a chain stitch, on a red velvet ground. Extensive, couched repairs. Badly worn in some areas; lines.

Credit Line

The Elizabeth Day McCormick Collection