Probably 18th century
Object Place: Turkey
Overall: 131.4 x 54 cm (51 3/4 x 21 1/4 in.)
Medium or Technique
Not On View
Sheer, plain woven linen ground embroidered at each end with polychrome silks and gilt silver strips and yarns in double darning and satin stitches. Design of landscape with peak-roofed building, stream, boats, birds, rocks, and cypress trees. Narrow crocheted edging in gilt silver yarns at ends around embroidered sections. Linen yellowed, faint stains. Gilt silver worn and tarnished.
Gift of Mrs. Ashton Sanborn in memory of Ashton Sanborn