Prayer mat or wall hanging
Object Place: Turkey
190 x 122 cm (74 13/16 x 48 1/16 in.) (detail shown)
Medium or Technique
Cotton embroidered with silk yarns
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White cotton on which is embroidered with chain stitch, two columns supporting an arch, under which is a plant in a vase. Around four sides is a border of waving stems bearing flowers and leaves. Worked with pink, blue, gray, orange, yellow, green, brown, black and white silk. Lined with white silk. The design is not typical of any country, but shows strong European influence.
Bequest of Mrs. Arthur Croft—The Gardner Brewer Collection