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Embroidery

Cushion cover(?). Stylized tulip motifs repeating one above the other forming five columns separated by narrow drawnwork bands. Polychrome silk and metallic yarns on a tan linen ground with narrow warp bands of white cotton. Many metallic yarns worn and missing.

Credit Line

The Elizabeth Day McCormick Collection

Turkish(?), 19th–20th century

Object Place

Turkey(?)

Accession Number

48.970

Medium or Technique

Linen, embroidery

Collections

Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Textiles