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Made from veil fragments(?). Twelve rectangular bands decorated with highly stylized repeating motives of rams' horns flanked by cypress trees(?) and other designs. Polychrome silk yarns in tent stitch on a tan cotton gauze ground. The bands are separated into four groups of three. Each group...

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Credit Line

The Elizabeth Day McCormick Collection

Possibly Palestinian or Turkish, 19th–20th century

Object Place

Palestine or Turkey (possibly)

Accession Number


Medium or Technique

Silk; embroidery


Textiles and Fashion Arts