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Square piece of embroidered bluish green wool twill; ground with closely spaced all over design of serpentine stems bearing a variety of flowers; worked with several kinds of silver and gold thread, gold sequins, and polychrome silks in chain stitch; a number of small holes and breaks, faded and...

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Gift of Mrs. Edward E. Harkavy

Turkish, 18th century

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64 x 62 cm (25 3/16 x 24 7/16 in.)

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Wool with silk chainstitch and silver and gold-colored wrapped metallic thread embroidery


Textiles and Fashion Arts