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Embroidery

cushion cover(?). Stylized symmetrical blossom motif repeating, one above the other, in three side by side bands; polychrome silk yarns. Separated by narrow strips of drawnwork; white silk yarn. Tan linen ground. Frayed end edges; mounted on modern backing. See: 43.2042.

Credit Line

The Elizabeth Day McCormick Collection

Turkish, 19th–20th century

Object Place

Turkey

Accession Number

48.972

Medium or Technique

Linen, embroidery

Collections

Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Textiles