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Fragment

Predominently reds, blues, yellow and black silk-thread embroidery on plain-woven linen; geometric motifs of stars and "z"s interspaced with octagons of cut- and drawn-work. Condition: Poor, patches, threads missing, some rips.

Credit Line

Collection of Mr. and Mrs. Hill

Eastern Mediterranean, 18th century

Dimensions

40 x 51.12 cm (15 3/4 x 20 1/8 in.)

Accession Number

1987.600

Medium or Technique

Silk, linen; embroidery

Collections

Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Textiles