Object Place: Turkey
45.72 x 111.76 cm (18 x 44 in.)
Medium or Technique
Linen plain weave embroidered with polychrome silk and metallic threads
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Linen plain weave, embroidered with tulips and rosettes in polychrome silk and gold. Condition: large, faint stain at end; several smaller, darker stains in center.
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