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Cover or hanging

Cover or hanging (Suzani) constructed of four panels joined longitudinally. Field: large central stlized blossom, four similar smaller blossoms in the corners, surrounded by stylized leaf and flower bearing branches. Border: similar flowers and branches in a repeat pattern. Predominantly red...

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Credit Line

The Elizabeth Day McCormick Collection

Suzani

W. Turkestan, 19th century

Object Place

Suzani, Turkey (Western)

Accession Number

48.1008

Medium or Technique

Cotton embroidery on cotton plain weave, gilded metal cloth trim, figured silk trim, cotton corduroy, and cotton printed backing

Collections

Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Textiles