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Embroidery

Ground: light neutral brown linen. Design: round end elongated rosettes, framed in a diamond lattice, worked in darning stitch with reddish violet, bluish green, green, and yellowish green silk. Narrow floral border across each end. Made up of small pieces sewed together.

Credit Line

John Wheelock Elliot and John Morse Elliot Fund

Turkish, 17th–18th century

Accession Number

28.242

Medium or Technique

Linen and silk; embroidery

Collections

Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Textiles