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Embroidery

Cushion cover(?). Motifs of a pair of trefoil leaves repeating on a vertical stalk forming a column. Five columns repeating side by side. Polychrome cotton and silk yarns on a tan cotton ground. Frayed top and bottom edges. See: 48.972.

Credit Line

The Elizabeth Day McCormick Collection

Probably Turkish, 19th–20th century

Object Place

Probably Turkey

Accession Number

48.969

Medium or Technique

Embroidered cotton

Collections

Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Textiles