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Fragment of valance (?)

Unbleached plain-wovn linen embroidered with pastel silk threads and silver metallic wrapped-yellow-silk-cord creates repeating carnation and vegetal motifs. Condition: Poor, holes, staining, edging deteriorating.

Credit Line

Collection of Mr. and Mrs. Hill

Turkish, 18th–19th century

Object Place

Turkey

Dimensions

18.41 x 105.41 cm (7 1/4 x 41 1/2 in.)

Accession Number

1987.603

Medium or Technique

Linen, Silk; embroidery

Collections

Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Textiles