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Grayish tan wool ground, flower filled central niche and four bordering bands of conventinalized flowers embroidered with polychrome wool appliqué, blues predominating, backed with tan cotton, trimmed with tan cotton fringe.

Credit Line

Gift of Miss Nicea Howard

Turkish, 18th century

Object Place

Turkey

Dimensions

132.5 cm (52 3/16 in.); Legacy dimension: 73 x 48 in.

Accession Number

54.587

Medium or Technique

Wool appliqué with wool and metallic yarns

Collections

Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Textiles