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Embroidery

Strips of white cotton sewed together. On this is embroidered or possibly woven, a design of ogival frameworks made up of flowers and leaves and enclosing conventional floral forms and four groups of three balls. The pattern is of blue and pinkish red silk.

Provenance

Purchased by the donor of D. G. Kelekian for $15.00

Credit Line

Denman Waldo Ross Collection

Probably Turkish,

Accession Number

98.986

Medium or Technique

Cotton and silk; embroidery

Collections

Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Textiles