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Rectangular fragment of embroidery

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Rectangular fragment. Coarse but sheer linen twill ground, embroidered with polychrome silks and gold yarn in double running and satin stitches. Pattern shows a flowering tree rising from between a pair of large scale rosebuds. Silks faded; gold yarns tarnished and worn. Ground stained and worn; ends...

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Credit Line

Gift of Mrs. Ivan Hekimian

Turkish, 18th or 19th century

Object Place

Turkey

Dimensions

25 x 27 cm (9 13/16 x 10 5/8 in.)

Accession Number

59.615

Medium or Technique

Linen with silk and silver-colored metallic wrapped thread embroidery

Collections

Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Textiles