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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

Dimensions

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

Accession Number

02.21

Medium or Technique

Silk; tapestry

Collections

Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Costumes