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Embroidery

Cushion cover(?). Motifs of a pair of geometric leaves in polychrome silk yarns, repeating in five columns, side by side each separated by a narrow band of drawnwork in white silk yarns. Tan linen ground. Slightly stained. See: 43.2083 and 48.971.

Credit Line

The Elizabeth Day McCormick Collection

Turkish, 19th–20th century

Accession Number

48.968

Medium or Technique

Linen, embroidery

Collections

Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Textiles