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Measurements
94cm x 94cm
Place of Origin
Turkey
Historical Period/Date
19th Century
Registration Number
1985-048
Techniques
Metal Thread Embroidery,
Objects
Covers,Household Textiles,

Physical Description

A Turkish cover worked in coloured silks and metal thread. The border consists of repeated motif of hyacinths and roses in a typical curved form. The central pattern is of flowers in a radiating design with corner motifs. The background is entirely covered in chain stitch in two different metal threads. There is a metal thread crocheted edging. The piece is backed with green cotton.

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