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Linen plain weave, embroidered with stylized plants in metallic threads. Condition: large, faint stain at side center; several smaller, darker stains at center.

Provenance

Purchased about 1922 by the mother of Dr. Zekiye Suleyman Eglar in Tiflis, Georgian Republic, where she lived; inherited by Dr. Eglar from her mother's estate prior to World War II and brought to the USA; inherited in 1983 from Dr. Eglar's estate by her nephew, Fazal Chowdhry, the donor.

Credit Line

Gift of Fazal A. Chowdhry in honor of Dr. Zekiye Suleyman Eglar

Turkish, Ottoman, 19th century

Object Place

Turkey

Dimensions

35.56 x 193.04 cm (14 x 76 in.)

Accession Number

2000.804

Medium or Technique

Linen plain weave embroidered with gold and silver-toned metallic threads

Collections

Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Textiles