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Unpatterned white cotton gauze ground. Along each side is a row of stylized cypress trees repeating alternately with a leafless tree motif. A stylized bird (?) motif is above each cypress tree. In each corner, angled toward the center, is a simple symmetrical floral spray with similar bird...

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Credit Line

The Elizabeth Day McCormick Collection

Turkish, 18th–19th century (?)

Object Place

Turkey

Accession Number

43.468

Medium or Technique

Cotton gauze; embroidered with silk and metallic yarns

Collections

Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Textiles