Ottoman Silk Embroidered Hanging

This hanging or covering expresses an idealistic bucolic theme, incorporating European sensibilities and consummate skilled needlework. The design features a large floral medallion in a center of a field of small medalions containing rural landscape with a house and cedar trees. There are also floral corners and wide borders with more small medallions with the same landscape.

Silver covered yellow silk and silk worked in small running chainstitch on a woolen twill ground.

Circa: Late 18th C

Origin: Turkey

Material: Wool with silk and metal thread embroidery

Condition: Excellent antique condition

Dimensions: 64" x 76"

Inventory number: TX4828