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late 19th / early 20th century
Plain weave; Embroidered
Metallic thread; Sequins; Metal embroidery
71 1/2 x 10 in. (182 x 25.4 cm)
Blanche Payne Collection
Long narrow rectangles decorated on both ends are used as sashes by both men and women in traditional Turkish dress. This simple vine motif, of relatively modern execution, follows a penciled-on pattern which is periodically visible among the stitches.' -- Label copy for Society in Stitches: Islamic Domestic Embroidery - 1800 - 1920, June 2, 1980.
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