Object Place: Nuratta, Turkestan
72.5 x 70 cm (28 9/16 x 27 9/16 in.)
Medium or Technique
Cotton embroidered with silk yarns
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Ground: coarse cotton. Design: small rosette, from which radiate plant forms framed by an eight-pointed star; larger plant forms radiate from star, the whole framed by narrow floral border, worked in Bokhara couching stitch, and chain stitch with red, crimson, orange several shades of yellow, brown, and dark blue silk.
Gift of Elizabeth Mifflin Hammond