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Half of a purse

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The design of conventional flowers, leaves and geometrical forms is woven with pale blue, pink. light green, red and black silk and silver thread. At the top the design suggests the flap of a purse.

Credit Line

Gift of Frank Gair Macomber

Turkish, Probably 19th century


Overall: 16 x 14.5 cm (6 5/16 x 5 11/16 in.)

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Medium or Technique

Silk; tapestry


Textiles and Fashion Arts