Late 19th or early 20th century
Object Place: Turkey
41.91 x 113.03 cm (16 1/2 x 44 1/2 in.)
Medium or Technique
Coarse linen plain weave embroidered in polychrome silk and metallic thread
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Coarse linen plain weave embroidered with motifs consisting of three 8-petaled flowers in gold vases in polychrome silk and metallic threads. Condition: 3 food stains and several smaller discolorations.
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