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Square cover

Turkish
18th–19th century (?)


Object Place: Turkey

Dimensions

53.5 x 54.5 cm (21 1/16 x 21 7/16 in.)

Accession Number

43.451

Medium or Technique

Linen, embroidery

Not On View

Collections

Asia, Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Textiles

Tan linen gauze with drawn-work and embroidery in polychrome silk and some metallic yarns. A central square compartment containing a maze motif within a six pointed cartouche. Similar compartments in each corner and at the mid-point of each side. Tent (?) motifs, simple bird and ewer motifs surround the central compartment. Various conventionalized flowers on stems fill the field. Slightly soiled and worn.

Credit Line

The Elizabeth Day McCormick Collection