Description & Technical information

The silk hanging is embroidered in couched silver thread and gold silk worked in chain stitch with a flowering tree under a prayer arch under a band of calligraphy and framed within one large and two smaller floral borders. 

Date:  2nd half of the 19th century
Period:  19th century, 1750-1850, 1850-1900
Origin:  Turkey
Medium: Gold silk, Silver thread
Dimensions: 188 x 256 cm (74 x 100³/₄ inches)
Categories: Oriental and Asian Art, Textiles