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Panel of embroidery

Ground of fine red cashmere backed with neutral yellow silk with all-over design of flowers and leaves, worked in chain stitch with blue, pink, cream, yellow, and green silk, the stems worked with tarnished silver wire over a padding of heavy cream colored silk threads; worn and faded.

Provenance

Anonymous Gift of the Charles B. Hoyt Collection (Burdon-Muller, Rowland)

Credit Line

Anonymous gift—Charles Bain Hoyt Collection

Turkish, 18th century

Object Place

Turkey

Accession Number

50.2823

Medium or Technique

Silk; embroidery

Collections

Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Textiles