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Cover fragment

Cover fragment. Several branches with simple stylized fan shaped and tear-drop shaped blossoms plus small leaves and other blossoms. Blue, orange, white, yellow and brown floss silk yarns on a tan cotton ground. Many worn and missing yarns; several repairs. Lined.

Credit Line

The Elizabeth Day McCormick Collection

Possibly Turkish, 18th–19th century(?)

Object Place

Turkey (possibly)

Accession Number


Medium or Technique

Embroidered cotton


Textiles and Fashion Arts