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Turkish embroidery, fragment

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Object Name Turkish embroidery, fragment
Collection Goldsmith Textile Collection & Constance Howard Gallery: Object Collection
Date late 19th century
Brief Physical Description A fragment of Turkish embroidery with a tendril design bearing a fruit reminiscent of an oversized strawberry. Fragment cut from a larger textile. Select this link for more description information.
Id Number Current Accession 3659
Location Creation Site Turkey
Subject embroidery, domestic textiles, Turkish towel, Turkish embroidery, Turkish
Measurements Dimensions 220mm x 225mm
Number Of Items 2
Materials Used (aat) linen, silk
Materials Used (CH) metal thread
Content And Subject Information The stitches used in Turkish towels were developed to allow the textile to be handled. They were not designed just to be looked at from one side only.
Production Information Embroidery made in a domestic situation by women.
Rights Goldsmiths College, University of London. Constance Howard Resource and Research Centre in Textiles.
Techniques Used (CH) double sided stitch



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