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Boktcha or wrapping cloth for a tray

Natural, tabby-woven linen ground, embroidered in double darning stitches with crimson, yello-green, pale blue, cream and black silks. All-over pattern showing pointed ovoid medallions within a loose trellis of serrated lancet leaves. Main motifs and interspaces filled with conventional plant...

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Credit Line

Gift of Moustapha Avigdor

Turkish, About 1800

Object Place

Turkey

Accession Number

63.287

Medium or Technique

Linen, embroidery

Collections

Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Textiles