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Long, rectangular cover

Turkish
19th century


Object Place: Turkey

Dimensions

Overall: 129.5 x 48.6 cm (51 x 19 1/8 in.)

Accession Number

59.598

Medium or Technique

Linen, embroidery

Not On View

Collections

Asia, Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Textiles

Sheer, tabby-woven linen, plain in center except for three potted plants at each end, and a narrow border showing groups of three tree-like stalks alternating with rows of three small sprigs. Embroidered with polychrome silks and gold yarns in dense, varied stitches appearing almost the same on reverse. Silks faded; gold yarns tarnished and worn.

Credit Line

Gift of Mrs. Ivan Hekimian