Requires Photography

Hanging or cover

Turkish?
19th–20th century


Object Place: Turkey?

Dimensions

118 x 179 cm (46 7/16 x 70 1/2 in.)

Accession Number

50.2435

Medium or Technique

Silk; embroidery

Not On View

Collections

Asia, Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Textiles

Hanging or cover. Several types of metallic yarn, partially in raised work, and purl on a mauve satin weave silk ground. A pair of spade-shaped motifs, each supported by a pair of twisted columns flanking a plant motif, and from each of which a lamp or censer is suspended. Between these is a large vase with a floral spray. Above is a sun motif and various other vegetative designs. Very good condition. Lined.

Credit Line

The Elizabeth Day McCormick Collection