Panel, full loom width

Turkish
19th century


Object Place: Turkey

Dimensions

Overall: 46.5 x 39.5 cm (18 5/16 x 15 9/16 in.)

Accession Number

50.1505

Medium or Technique

Linen, cotton, Silk; embroidery

Not On View

Collections

Asia, Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Textiles

Linen ground, decorated with narrow cotton stripes near selvedges. Five drawnwork stripes, darned with white silk; between these, regularly repeated motif, embriodered in red, blue, pink, green, ochre siks and silver, showing a stylized plant. Narrow serrated black line across bottom. Stitches resemble tent and satin stitches. Selvedges along both long sides. Several small holes in ground. Silver threads much worn.

Credit Line

Bequest of Charles Bain Hoyt—Charles Bain Hoyt Collection