Coarse linen plain weave embroidered with motifs consisting of three 8-petaled flowers in gold vases in polychrome silk and metallic threads. Condition: 3 food stains and several smaller discolorations.
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.
Gift of Fazal A. Chowdhry in honor of Dr. Zekiye Suleyman Eglar
Turkish, Ottoman, Late 19th or early 20th century