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A variety of large semi-naturalistic and bizarre blossoms, leaves and branches repeating on undulating striped stalks; polychrome silk yarns in tambour work on a yellow silk ground. Short red and white cotton fringe attached. Soiled; some missing yarns; ground torn and stained.

Credit Line

The Elizabeth Day McCormick Collection

Turkish, 17th–18th century

Object Place

Turkey

Accession Number

43.444

Medium or Technique

Silk; embroidery

Collections

Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Textiles