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Cover or turban scarf (?)

A central medallion enclosing radiating floral motifs. Similar, detached floral motifs. Similar, detached floral motifs surround this, filling the field. Edged by a repeating group of stylized sprigs. Polychrome silk yarns in chain stitch and metal strips in raisedwork on cotton yarns;...

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The Elizabeth Day McCormick Collection

Turkish, 18th century (?)

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Medium or Technique

Silk; embroidery


Textiles and Fashion Arts