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Table runner

Near Eastern, possibly Turkish
1650–1700


Object Place: Hungary (probably)

Dimensions

Overall: 64.8 x 485.8 cm (25 1/2 x 191 1/4 in.)

Accession Number

1975.15

Medium or Technique

Linen embroidered with silk and metallic yarns

Not On View

Collections

Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Textiles

Undyed linen embroidered with polychrome silk, silver and gilt-silver yarns. Design: women playing late Renaissance musical instruments probably adapted from a Western print source; female figures alternate with floral sprays reflecting Turkish influence. Condition excellent despite few stains in linen.

Provenance

Purchased for the Elizabeth Day McCormick Collection

Credit Line

The Elizabeth Day McCormick Collection