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Textile

Tablecloth

Object Number:43-12-87
Current Location: Collections Storage
Provenience: Afghanistan
Section:Near Eastern
Materials:Silk
Credit Line:Bequest of Mrs. Frances E. (Harry) Markoe, 1943

Description

Red silk taffeta. Embroidered with gold thread in border in conventionalized floral motifs. Single motifs in corners and middle of one side. Several pieces sewn together, seams marked by bands of embroidery. Green silk facing and piping around edges. Cotton backing cut away except under embroidery.

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