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ULITA - an Archive of International Textiles

border fragment
Dimensions: 42 x 13 cm (16 9/16 x 5 1/8 in.)
Medium: silk, linen, metallic yarn
Made in: Turkey
Description: This item consists of two border fragments sewn together in the middle to form a single piece. Sprays of roses with curved stems are embroidered on the borders. They are set side by side horizontally with four sprays on each border. The embroidery is worked using double darning stitch and satin stitch. The embroidery is reversible indicating that the fragments are possibly napkin ends.
Inv. No.: 933
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