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Embroidery

Ground: Thin cream-colored cotton, (two pieces sewed together). Design: conventionalized cypress trees with curved ends forming border on each end, and straight tree in one corner, worked in laid stitches, alike on two sides, with gold and silver thread (gilded silver wound on yellow silk,...

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Credit Line

Bequest of Miss Ellen Starkey Bates

Turkish,

Accession Number

28.94

Medium or Technique

Cotton and silk; embroidery

Collections

Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Textiles