Embroidered Coverlet Fragment

A large fragment of a linen coverlet embroidered with silk of three colors: blue, red and green.A field of alternating rows of either tulips and large leaves or rosettes of two sizes.All shapes enclose within them some further petal ornamentation, and all are within a delicate trellis . The borders feature rosettes and tulips on meandering branches.The very fine embroidery is done with floss double silk thread in a variety of stitches including a counted running stitch and s-rib.Mounted.

Circa: 17th century

Origin: Ottoman Empire (Turkey)

Material: silk on linen

Condition: Some wear to embroidery, some holes to ground, stabilized delicate

Dimensions: 50" x 31"

Inventory number: TX3948



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