Object Place: Turkey
41.27 x 97.79 cm (16 1/4 x 38 1/2 in.)
Medium or Technique
Linen plain weave embroidered in polychrome silk and metallic threads
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Coarse linen, embroidered with architectural motifs and stylized trees in polychrome silk and metallic threads. Condition: good. Entire textile possibly bleached. Several slight, yellowish stains still visible.
Purchased about 1922 by the mother of Dr. Zekiye Suleyman Eglar in Tiflis, Georgian Republic, where she lived; inherited by Dr. Eglar from her mother's estate prior to World War II and brought to the USA; inherited in 1983 from Dr. Eglar's estate by her nephew, Fazal Chowdhry, the donor.
Gift of Fazal A. Chowdhry in honor of Dr. Zekiye Suleyman Eglar