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White cotton on which is embroidered with chain stitch, two columns supporting an arch, under which is a plant in a vase. Around four sides is a border of waving stems bearing flowers and leaves. Worked with pink, blue, gray, orange, yellow, green, brown, black and white silk. Lined with...

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Bequest of Mrs. Arthur Croft—The Gardner Brewer Collection

Turkish, 1750–1800

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190 x 122 cm (74 13/16 x 48 1/16 in.) (detail shown)

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Cotton embroidered with silk yarns


Textiles and Fashion Arts