Linen plain weave embroidered with leaf motifs, branches, and flowers, in polychrome (mostly green) silk and metallic threads. Condition: good; several minute stains and 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 century or early 20th century