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Square cover

Turkish
19th century (?)


Object Place: Turkey

Dimensions

80 x 84 cm (31 1/2 x 33 1/16 in.)

Accession Number

43.377

Medium or Technique

Linen gauze embroidered with silk, linen, and metallic yarns

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Collections

Asia, Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Textiles

The field is divided equally into nine compartments. Repeationg in each is a conventionalized floral spray consisting of a central serrated leaf from which seven large and several small leafy flowers radiate in a symmetrical fashion. A simple sun motif repeats at least once in each compartment. Narrow drawnwork border. Parts of each leaf and flower are also done in drawnwork. Polychrome silk, white linen and metallic yarns on an off-center compartment otherwise condition very good.

Credit Line

The Elizabeth Day McCormick Collection