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Embroidery

rectangular panel. A simple floral motif, consisting of a single pinnate leaf or blossom plus two smaller tri-lobate leaf designs, epeating in eight vertical side-by-side rows. Polychrome silk yarns on a tan cotton(?) ground. Field bordered and bisected by green cotton tapes; modern. Some...

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Credit Line

The Elizabeth Day McCormick Collection

Possibly Turkish, 19th century(?)

Object Place

Turkey (possibly)

Accession Number

48.966

Medium or Technique

Embroidered cotton

Collections

Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Textiles