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Cover made from fragments. Characteristic stylized round blossoms repeating within lattice compartments formed by leafy vines. Red, blue, yellow and other silk yarns on a white cotton ground. Tape and galloon borders; edged with green silk velvet; lined. Many missing yarns; ground repaired in...

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Credit Line

The Elizabeth Day McCormick Collection

W. Turkestan (Bokhara), 18th–19th century

Object Place

Bokhara, Turkey (Western)

Accession Number


Medium or Technique

Silk; embroidery


Textiles and Fashion Arts