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Panel of embroidery

Turkish
18th century


Object Place: Turkey

Dimensions

61.5 x 93 cm (24 3/16 x 36 5/8 in.)

Accession Number

50.2823

Medium or Technique

Silk; embroidery

Not On View

Collections

Asia, Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Textiles

Ground of fine red cashmere backed with neutral yellow silk with all-over design of flowers and leaves, worked in chain stitch with blue, pink, cream, yellow, and green silk, the stems worked with tarnished silver wire over a padding of heavy cream colored silk threads; worn and faded.

Provenance

Anonymous Gift of the Charles B. Hoyt Collection (Burdon-Muller, Rowland)

Credit Line

Anonymous gift—Charles Bain Hoyt Collection