Piece of wool

Turkish
18th century


Object Place: Turkey

Dimensions

64 x 62 cm (25 3/16 x 24 7/16 in.)

Accession Number

54.619

Medium or Technique

Wool with silk chainstitch and silver and gold-colored wrapped metallic thread embroidery

Not On View

Collections

Asia, Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Textiles

Square piece of embroidered bluish green wool twill; ground with closely spaced all over design of serpentine stems bearing a variety of flowers; worked with several kinds of silver and gold thread, gold sequins, and polychrome silks in chain stitch; a number of small holes and breaks, faded and stained.

Credit Line

Gift of Mrs. Edward E. Harkavy