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Fragment of embroidery

Fragment, irregular shape. Fine, tightly spun linen, tabby-woven for ground which retains part of a selvedge. A powder of double-blossomed sprigs embroidered with polychrome silks in double darning stitch and gold yarns, in herringbone and running stitches. Gold worn and tarnished; edges raveled....

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Credit Line

Gift of Mrs. Ivan Hekimian

Turkish, 18th–19th century

Object Place

Turkey

Accession Number

59.614

Medium or Technique

Linen, embroidery

Collections

Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Textiles