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Scarf end. Crimson silk ground with crepe effect. Embroidered with polychrome silks and gold and silver yarns. Band formed by three repeats of a unit showing an S-shaped branch bearing a variety of blossoms and leaves. Narrower band of undulating floral vine below. Stitches resemble satin and...

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Credit Line

Gift of Miss Gertrude Townsend

Turkish, 18th–19th century

Object Place

Turkey

Dimensions

17.5 x 61 cm (6 7/8 x 24 in.)

Accession Number

50.497

Medium or Technique

Silk; Embroidered

Collections

Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Costumes