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Loose tabby-woven cotton ground. Wide band of embroidery shows flowering golden branches bearing pink, blue and orange blossoms and green leaves. Silks are worked in stem filling stitches. Two types of gold thread: gilded silver wire wound on beige silk core, and broad, flat gilded silver...

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Credit Line

Bequest from Charles Henry Parker

Turkish, 18th–19th century

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Medium or Technique

Cotton and silk; embroidery


Textiles and Fashion Arts