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Two fragments

Two fragments made into a cover. Stylized floral motives consisting of a central oblong leaf(?) symmetrically surrounded by several blossoms and curved leafy branches plus a small pomegranate motif and other similar designs. Polychrome silk and some metallic yarns in chain stitch on a white...

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Credit Line

The Elizabeth Day McCormick Collection

Possibly West Turkestan, 19th century(?)

Object Place

Turkey (Western)

Accession Number


Medium or Technique

Silk; embroidery


Textiles and Fashion Arts