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Turkish
18th or 19th century


Object Place: Turkish

Dimensions

Overall: 193 x 24.8 cm (76 x 9 3/4 in.)

Accession Number

59.601

Medium or Technique

Linen, embroidery

Not On View

Collections

Asia, Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Costumes

Narrow strip of sheer, tabby-woven linen, embroidered at each end with polychrome silks and gold yarn in double running and satin stitches and some drawnwork in gold arreas. Shows a flowering tree at each end, issuing from a low, footed dish. Silks faded; gold yarns worn and tarnished. One small brown stain and two tears along edges.

Credit Line

Gift of Mrs. Ivan Hekimian