Requires Photography

Border or hem from a skirt (?)

Turkish or Persian (?)
18th–19th century (?)

Object Place: Turkey or Persia


14 x 235 cm (5 1/2 x 92 1/2 in.)

Accession Number


Medium or Technique

Silk; embroidery

Not On View


Asia, Textiles and Fashion Arts



Decorative. A repeating central flower motif on a slim stem surrounded by smaller repeating floral motives. Some leaf areas in drawnwork. Polychrome silk yarns and metal strips on a tan cotton ground. Continuous loops of metallic yarn on bottom edge. Soiled: frayed along top edge; slightly worn.

Credit Line

The Elizabeth Day McCormick Collection