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Warps silk, striped white, yellow and green, with narrow outline stripes of blue cotton; wefts white cotton. Four stripes with brocaded patterns alternate in sequence: 1) cream herringbone 2) light neutral yellow, blue, red and white small-scale flower on white ground, 3) cream, red, blue,...

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Credit Line

Gift of Miss Elizabeth Putnam

Turkish or Greek, 19th century

Object Place

Turkey or Greece

Accession Number


Medium or Technique

Silk; brocade


Textiles and Fashion Arts