Prayer mat or wall hanging

Turkish
1750–1800


Object Place: Turkey

Dimensions

190 x 122 cm (74 13/16 x 48 1/16 in.) (detail shown)

Accession Number

01.6263

Medium or Technique

Cotton embroidered with silk yarns

Not On View

Collections

Asia, Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Textiles

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.

Credit Line

Bequest of Mrs. Arthur Croft—The Gardner Brewer Collection