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Border fragment [one of two]

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Plain cotton ground, embroidered with polychrome silks, gold yarn and flat gilded wire in stitches resembling satin and double darning stitches; also small areas of drawn work. Fragmentary design shows slender curving branches bearing a variety of blossoms and fine leaves. Fine scalloped...

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Credit Line

Gift of Miss Amy Pleadwell

Turkish, 19th century

Object Place

Turkey

Dimensions

29 x 13.2 cm (11 7/16 x 5 3/16 in.)

Accession Number

50.2708a

Medium or Technique

Embroidered cotton

Collections

Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Textiles