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Prayer mat

Repeating large stylized blossom on symmetrical leafy stalk around a cusped mirab with blank interior. Polychrome silk and red wool yarns on a tan cotton twill ground. Condition fair; slightly worn and stained.

Credit Line

The Elizabeth Day McCormick Collection

Turkestan, 19th century

Object Place

Turkey (Western)

Accession Number


Medium or Technique

Silk and wool embroidery on cotton twill, printed cotton lining,and cotton woven trim,


Textiles and Fashion Arts