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Embroidery

Cover or napkin(?). Tan cotton gauze field with the repeating motif of a simple stylized round blossom on a straight stem in a vase; placed in slternating open rows of four and three. Polychrome silk and some metallic yarns. Lace edge trim. Modern mounting of gray silk fabric. Some discoloration;...

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Credit Line

The Elizabeth Day McCormick Collection

Turkish or the Balkans(?), 19th century(?)

Object Place

Turkey or the Balkans(?)

Accession Number

48.967

Medium or Technique

Embroidered cotton

Collections

Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Textiles