Description & Technical information

This silk hanging is embroidered in couched silver thread and gold silk worked in chain stitch. It features a flowering tree under a prayer arch and a band of calligraphy, 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