Object Place: Turkey
53 x 225 cm (20 7/8 x 88 9/16 in.)
Medium or Technique
Cotton; embroidered, satin stitch
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Natural color cotton, embroidered with gilt yarns and polychrome silk yarns, mostly in satin stitch. Border design of an undulating vine with different kinds of leaves and flowers. On each end with in the border two more vines placed diagonally form compartments for design of pavilions and star crescent. Gilt fringe on both ends. Fabric is stiff, yellowed, and stained in places. Much of the gilt is tarnished or worn off.
Gift of Mrs. C. Willard Bigelow