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Rectangular cover

Turkish
18th century


Object Place: Turkey

Dimensions

59.3 x 163.5 cm (23 3/8 x 64 3/8 in.)

Accession Number

59.590

Medium or Technique

Linen, embroidery

Not On View

Collections

Asia, Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Textiles

Made up of pieces of embroidered and plain linen. Tabby-woven linen ground, showing serpentine stalks bearing tulip buds and snowflake-like leaves, within a rectangle. Narrow border of similar motif on smaller scale. Pattern embroidered with red, blue, green and pale ochre silks in darning and chain stitches. Brown stains; many holes, some patched. Lined with light muslin.

Credit Line

Gift of Mrs. Ivan Hekimian