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Long, rectangular cover

Turkish
19th century


Object Place: Turkey

Dimensions

Overall: 99.4 x 43 cm (39 1/8 x 16 15/16 in.); Length with fringe: 44 1/2 in.

Accession Number

59.599

Medium or Technique

Linen, embroidery

Not On View

Collections

Asia, Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Textiles

Coarse tabby-woven linen ground; full loom width. At each end, three large plants, and faced with larger sprigs, all conventionalized. Pattern embroidered with pink, green, blue, and tan silks and gold yarns in small, flat stitches. Short warp fringe at each end. Silks faded; gold yarns tarnished and worn. One hole; a few small stains.

Credit Line

Gift of Mrs. Ivan Hekimian