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Turkish
18th–19th century


Object Place: Turkey

Dimensions

Overall: 103.2 x 47.9 cm (40 5/8 x 18 7/8 in.); Length with fringe: 43 1/2 in.

Accession Number

59.611

Medium or Technique

Linen, embroidery

Not On View

Collections

Asia, Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Costumes

Sheer, tabby-woven linen with narrow weft stripes of cotton, embroidered at each end with pink, green, beige, and yellow silks and gold yarns, in rococo, double darning and other stitches. Pattern shows branches of three pears or pear-shaped blossoms poised over shallow footed dishes. Short fringe at each end. A few brown stains.

Credit Line

Gift of Mrs. Ivan Hekimian