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Two fragments

Possibly West Turkestan
19th century(?)

Object Place: Turkey (Western)


65 x 81 cm (25 9/16 x 31 7/8 in.)

Accession Number


Medium or Technique

Silk; embroidery

Not On View


Asia, Textiles and Fashion Arts



Two fragments made into a cover. Stylized floral motives consisting of a central oblong leaf(?) symmetrically surrounded by several blossoms and curved leafy branches plus a small pomegranate motif and other similar designs. Polychrome silk and some metallic yarns in chain stitch on a white linen ground. Modern metallic galloon border; metallic yarn lack bisects the field. Colors have run.

Credit Line

The Elizabeth Day McCormick Collection