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Heavy white linen, on which are embroidered with yellowish red, pinkish violet, light and dark blue, white, green and brown silk, large crescent-like leaves or fruit, and oval flowers from which spring small flowers. The greater part of the embroidery is couching. Similar smaller forms are...

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Denman Waldo Ross Collection

Turkish, 17th–18th century

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130 x 222 cm (51 3/16 x 87 3/8 in.) (detail shown)

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Linen embroidered with silk yarns


Textiles and Fashion Arts