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late 19th century
Plain weave; Embroidered
86 1/2 x 12 1/2 in. (220 x 31.7 cm)
Blanche Payne Collection
Keywords: Floral motifs; Stitches: double running, straight (balik sirti), satin
Long narrow rectangles decorated on both ends were used as sashes by both men and women in traditional Turkish and Persian dress. the style of embroidery and color used on this uçkur dates it at the late eighteenth century. -- Label copy for Henry Art Gallery Collections, June 13 -July 17, 1983.
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